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Lakshmi British & World English

The goddess of prosperity, consort of Vishnu. She assumes different forms (e.g. Radha, Sita) in order to accompany her husband in his various incarnations

Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit in Pandit, Vijaya British & World English

(1900–90), Indian politician and diplomat, sister of Jawaharlal Nehru; full name Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit. Having been imprisoned three times by the British for nationalist activities, after independence she became the first woman to serve as president of the UN General Assembly (1953-4)