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List of assassinated Indian politicians

This is an incomplete list of Important Indian politicians who were assassinated mainly for ideological or political reasons.

Name Year Place Position Party Ostensible Reason
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi 1948 New Delhi Leader of the Indian freedom movement (1920-1947) Indian National Congress Held Gandhi refused the partition of India
Pratap Singh Kairon 1965 Rohtak Chief Minister of Punjab Indian National Congress Personal Enmity
Lalit Narayan Mishra 1975 Samastipur, Bihar Union minister of Railways Indian National Congress Unresolved
Indira Gandhi 1984 New Delhi Indian prime minister Indian National Congress Sikhs in protest against Operation Bluestar in Golden Temple, Amritsar
Rajiv Gandhi 1991 Tamil Nadu Indian prime minister Indian National Congress Tamil Tigers in protest against sending Indian troops to Sri Lanka
Vidya Charan Shukla 2013 Chhattisgarh Minister of External Affairs Indian National Congress Communist Insurgents waging war against the Indian Republic
Mahendra Karma 2013 Chhattisgarh Leader of the Opposition, Chhattisgarh Indian National Congress Communist Insurgents waging war against the Indian Republic

This is an incomplete list of Indian politicians who were assassinated mainly for ideological or political reasons.

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