Bhubaneswar: Governor M C Bhandare released the book ‘Indira Gandhi- Revolution in Restraint (1917-71)’ at Abhishek Hall of Raj Bhawan here on Monday.
The book has been authored by Uma Vasudev with 570 pages, containing 180 rare photographs on the life and times of the former Prime minister. The book accounts Indira’s evolution from a shy child to a stateswoman of immense ability and vision.
On the function Bhandare talked about Indira’s bold decisions towards country’s development, nationalise banks, liberate Bangladesh.
“From childhood she was brought up on a diet of socialism, equality, and economic freedom,” said Bhandare.
Among others, Writer Arun Mohanty, Sanjay Arya of Subhi Publications and art critic Aruna Vasudev were present at the function.