Mrs. Gandhi sworn in, joined by 'new look' team
Prime Minister Indira Gandhi took office Monday and announced a newlook government to tackle India's formidable economic and law and order problems. Sworn in with Mrs. Gandhi were 14 Cabinet ministers and seven junior ministers, most of whom joined the national government for the first time.Skip to next paragraph
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None of the Prime Minister's closest associates during her 21-month emergency rule, which ended with her defeat in the 1977 general election, were included in the new government, nor was her controversial younger son, Sanjay.