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Borooah, Dev Kanta

Born: 1914 AD
Died: 1996 AD
Nationality: Indian
Categories: Politician

1914 – Dev Kanta Borooah was born on February 22nd at Dibrugarh (Assam).

         – Borooah, a veteran of India’s struggle for independence, also served in Mrs. Gandhi’s Cabinet.

1949-1951 – His political career began as a member of the Constituent Assembly.

1962 – He became the Speaker and subsequently the Minister for Education and Co-operation.

1973 – Mr. Borooah, the party’s leader, is best known for coining the slogan, "India is Indira, and Indira is India".

         – The president of the governing Congress Party in India.

1975 – The mantle of the President of the Indian National Congress fell on him.

1997 – Died on August 20th at the age of 82.