Rahul Gandhi Wiki Biography:- Rahul Gandhi is the 4th generation Indian politician of the Nehru-Gandhi family. He is at current the President and of the Indian National Congress. Gandhi as well holds positions of the Chairperson of the National Students’ Union of India and the Indian Youth Congress. Prior, he was the General Secretary of the All India Congress Committee. He is a Member of Parliament representing the constituency of Amethi in Lok Sabha. At current he is in 2nd rank as a Congress Working Committee member. He came from the family of stalwarts who held major positions in the history of Indian politics.

Rahul Gandhi Wiki Biography

Rahul Gandhi was born on 19 June, 1970 in Delhi. He is the elder of the 2 kids of the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. His mother, Sonia Gandhi, originally native from Italy & now holds an Indian citizenship. His younger sister, Priyanka Vadra, is wed to Robert Vadra who is a entrepreneur. Gandhi’s early schooling was in St. Columba’s School in Delhi. Thereafter, from 1981 to 1983, he educated in The Doon School in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.

After his graduation, Rahul Gandhi functioned for Monitor Group in London for three years, which is management guru Michael Porter’s consulting firm. After come back to India in late 2002, Rahul Gandhi suit the director of a technology outsourcing firm, Backops Services Private Ltd. based in Mumbai.

Rahul Gandhi Wiki Bio Overview

Name Rahul Gandhi
Surname RaGa
Birth 19 June 1970
Place of birth New Delhi, India
Residence 12, Tughluk Lane, New Delhi
Religion Hindu
Profession Politician
Zodiac Sign  Gemini
Hobbies  Reading and Travelling
Age  52 Years
Nationality  Indian
Cast Kashmiri Brahmin
Category Trending
Food habit Nonvegetarian
Biggest Rival Narender Modi
Political Party Indian National Congress
Education qualification M.Phil.
Blood Group B(-Ve)
Ethnicity Indian, Italian

 

Physical Appearance

  • Age – 52 Years
  • Weight -70Kg
  • Height – 5′ 7″
  • Body Value – Not Known
  • Hair Color -Dark Brown
  • Eye Color – Dark Brown

Family Member Info

  • Father – Rajiv Gandhi(Former Indian Prime Minister, Died)
  • Mother – Sonia Gandhi(Former UPA President)
  • Sister – Priyanka Gandhi
  • Brother – None
  • Marital Status – Unmarried
  • Girlfriends -Veronique Cartelli( a Spanish architect from Venezuela), Noal Zaher(Afghan Princess)
  • Brother-in-law – Robert Vadra (Businessman)
  • Uncle – Late Sanjay Gandhi(Politician)
  • Aunty – Maneka Gandhi(Politician)
  • Cousin – Varun Gandhi(Politician)

Educational Qualification

He went to Saint. From 1981 to 1983, Columba attended Delhi’s Columbia School before attending The Doon School in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka were home-schooled after Indira Gandhi was assassinated for security reasons. He attended St. George’s University for his graduation degree. In 1989, Stephen attended Trinity College in Delhi and graduated the following year. He then attended Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated by the Tamil Tigers (LTTE) during an election campaign in 1991, and for security reasons, he was relocated to Rollins College in Florida under the name “Rahul Vinci.” He graduated from Rollins College with a bachelor’s degree in arts in 1994. Trinity College, Cambridge, UK, awarded him a M.Phil.

  • School – St. Columba’s School in Delhi and The Doon School in Dehradun, Uttarakhand
  • College – Rollins College(Bachelor of Arts), Trinity College, Cambridge(Master of Philosophy)
  • Qualification – M. Phil

Career

In March 2014, Rahul marked  his entry in politics by contesting the 2004 Lok Sabha election for the first time from Amethi Constituency, UP. He described himself as the uniter of country in his 1st interview with the foreign media. Rahul won the Lok Sabha election with a victory margin of over 100,000 votes.

Electoral performances

Year Election Party Constituency Name Result Votes gained Vote share%
2004 14th Lok Sabha Indian National Congress Amethi Won 390,179 66.18%
2009 15th Lok Sabha Amethi Won 464,195 71.78%
2014 16th Lok Sabha Amethi Won 408,651 46.71%
2019 17th Lok Sabha Amethi Lost 413,394 43.86%
Wayanad Won 706,367 64.67%

Positions held

Year Description
2004 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha

  • Member, Standing Committee on Home Affairs (2004–06)
  • Member, Standing Committee on Human Resource Development (2006–09)
2009 Elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)

  • Member, Standing Committee on Human Resource Development
  • Member, Consultative Committee on Rural Development
2014 Elected to 16th Lok Sabha (3rd term)

  • Member, Standing Committee on External Affairs
  • Member, Consultative Committee on Ministry of Finance and Corporate Affairs
2019 Elected to 17th Lok Sabha (4th term)

  • Member, Standing Committee on Defence
  • Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs

Within party

Year Position Preceded by Succeeded by
2007 – 2013 General secretary of INC
2007 – Incumbent (as of 2020) Chairperson of Indian Youth Congress Position established Incumbent (as of 2020)
2007 – Incumbent (as of 2020) Chairperson of NSUI Position established Incumbent (as of 2020)
2013 – 2016 Vice president of INC Position established Position abolished
2017 – 2019 President of INC Sonia Gandhi Sonia Gandhi (interim)

Favourite Things

  • Food – Noodle’s, cold Drinks, Coastal Indian Dishes
  • Politician – Jawahar Lal Nehru, Rajiv Gandhi

Controversy

In December, 2010 he was criticized for his comment that Hindu extremism is more dangerous than Islamic militancy.

After that, he faced a lot controversy.

Net Worth

  • Net Worth – 15.88 Crore as in 2019

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