Politics In India Since Indepen

Book: Politics In India Since Indepen

Chapter: 5. Challenges to and Restoration of the Congress System

Subject: Social Science - Class 12th

Q. No. 7 of Exercises

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What were the factors which led to the popularity of Indira Gandhi’s Government in the early 1970s?

The factors for the popularity of Indira were:

1. Socialist propaganda like Garibi Hatao i.e. remove poverty became popular.

2. She campaigned for land reform legislation and land ceiling legislation.

3. The crisis in East Pakistan to establish independent Bangladesh gained her popularity.

4. She turned out to be a mass leader as a protector of poor and underpriviledged.


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