Indian politician and former Supreme Court lawyer. She's been a senior leader and former president of Bharatiya Janata Party.
At the age of 25 in 1977, she became the youngest cabinet minister of north Indian state of Haryana.
She's served as the Minister of External Affairs of India and was the second woman to hold the office.
In 1975 she married Swaraj Kaushal, a peer and fellow advocate at the Supreme Court of India, and they've had a daughter named Bansuri.
Indira Gandhi was the first woman to hold the office of Minister of External Affairs.