When Indira Gandhi's India 'invaded' Antarctica8 min read . Updated: 16 Oct 2016, 05:47 PM IST
In the 1980s, Indira Gandhi silently arranged a project,Operation Gangotri,to establish a foothold in the icy continent
In 1971, India and Pakistan were on edge, preparing to fight another war, this time over the liberation of East Pakistan (now the independent state of Bangladesh). The nation was in chaos, India’s economy was stunted and New Delhi was struggling to find global support on its stance against Islamabad.
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