Indira Gandhi 1971-72

In late 1971 Stafford went to India for the first time to photograph  “A Day In The Life Of Indira Gandhi ” – India’s first and only woman Prime Minister.

​As she travelled by car from Mumbai to Delhi, Indira Gandhi declared war on Pakistan – the end of which gave birth to Bangladesh – and declared a State of Emergency.

​In early 1972 Stafford spent a month photographing Indira Gandhi  – mother, grandmother and stateswoman and accompanied her on official postwar duties.

In late 1971 Stafford went to India for the first time to photograph  “A Day In The Life Of Indira Gandhi ” – India’s first and only woman Prime Minister.

​As she travelled by car from Mumbai to Delhi, Indira Gandhi declared war on Pakistan – the end of which gave birth to Bangladesh – and declared a State of Emergency.

​In early 1972 Stafford spent a month photographing Indira Gandhi  – mother, grandmother and stateswoman and accompanied her on official postwar duties.