Representing each province of India. Gandhi's term as prime minister also saw increasing turmoil in Punjabwith demands for Sikh autonomy by Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and his militant followers. Moin Zaidi, Indian National Congress. She was succeeded by her son Rahul Gandhi. The Khilafat movement collapsed and Congress was split.
The government, therefore, directed investment primarily into key public-sector industries—steel, iron, coal, and power—promoting their development with subsidies and protectionist policies.
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Johnson 2 November Retrieved 23 June Political parties in India. She had previously declined offers to become actively involved in party affairs, and had stayed away from politics. The UPA government introduced policies aimed at reforming the banking and financial sectors, as well as public sector companies.