Rare pictures of Priyanka Gandhi with her husband, mother and brother

Mar 04, 2019, 17:25 IST
  • Rare pictures of Priyanka Gandhi with her husband, mother and brother

    Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was born on January 12, 1972, to Sonia and Rajiv Gandhi in New Delhi. She is two years younger to her brother Rahul Gandhi, president of the Congress party. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra studied in Modern School, Convent of Jesus and Mary, she graduated in Psychology from the University of Delhi. Priyanka Gandhi pursued Master of Arts in Buddhist studies, which she completed in 2010.

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  • Rare pictures of Priyanka Gandhi with her husband, mother and brother

    Priyanka Gandhi is a strict disciplinarian and follows Buddhism. Priyanka Gandhi is not only a follower of Buddhist philosophy but also a practitioner of Vipassana as taught by S. N. Goenka

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    After her grandmother Indira Gandhi was assassinated, Priyanka Gandhi was forced to drop studies. She was then home schooled. Priyanka Gandhi has braved personal tragedies of the assassination of her father Rahul Gandhi and her grandmother Indira Gandhi.

    In pic: Sonia Gandhi (L) and daughter Priyanka stand before the flower-covered samadhi (cremation site) of former premier Rajiv Gandhi on the fourth anniversary of his assassination

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  • Rare pictures of Priyanka Gandhi with her husband, mother and brother

    Priyanka Gandhi met Robert Vadra when she was in her early teens. Robert's sister Michelle and Priyanka were classmates. With time, the friendship between the two deepened. Robert befriended Priyanka Gandhi and then later Rahul Gandhi

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  • Rare pictures of Priyanka Gandhi with her husband, mother and brother

    Priyanka Gandhi got married to Robert Vadra on February 18, 1997 at Janpath, the official Gandhi residence in the Indian capital. Priyanka Gandhi wore a south Indian temple sari which had belonged to her grandmother, Indira Gandhi

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  • Rare pictures of Priyanka Gandhi with her husband, mother and brother

    Priyanka Gandhi's wedding was a traditional Hindu ceremony. The wedding was a low-key affair with reportedly only 150 guests at the wedding. Priyanka Gandhi's husband Robert Vadra's father, Rajendra Vadra hailed from Uttar Pradesh while his mother Maureen is of Scottish origin

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  • Rare pictures of Priyanka Gandhi with her husband, mother and brother

    Priyanka and Robert have two children called Miraya Vadra, Raihan Vadra. A mother of two, Priyanka Gandhi, had been reluctant to take a full political plunge even though she used to campaign for Rahul Gandhi and her mother Sonia Gandhi in their constituencies in the parliamentary polls and has been involved in party decisions and strategy concerning Uttar Pradesh

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  • Rare pictures of Priyanka Gandhi with her husband, mother and brother

    During the 2014 Elections, when Rahul Gandhi failed to create any impact on the masses through his speeches, Priyanka Gandhi made herself heard. She is a popular figure in his constituency

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    The first signal of Priyanka Gandhi taking an active political role came in 2017 when she was involved in the backroom discussions to thrash out an alliance with Samajwadi Party during the Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh

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    In an interview, Priyanka Gandhi had said that she delivered her first public speech when she was 16 years old. Since then, Priyanka Gandhi has been a part of numerous political processions, rallies, and conferences

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  • Rare pictures of Priyanka Gandhi with her husband, mother and brother

    The first signal of Priyanka Gandhi taking an active political role came in 2017 when she was involved in the backroom discussions to thrash out an alliance with Samajwadi Party during the Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh

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    Priyanka Gandhi has the knack of striking an emotional chord with the masses, a quality that she has inherited from her grandmother.  She is seen as charismatic, poised, sharp, intelligent, combative, communicative, quick-witted and a leader who easily connects with people

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  • Rare pictures of Priyanka Gandhi with her husband, mother and brother

    Priyanka Gandhi has a striking resemblance to former Prime Minister and grandmother Indira Gandhi. Priyanka Gandhi reportedly possesses many of her grandmother Indira Gandhi's saris

    In picture: Priyanka Gandhi with Robert Vadra

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    A popular slogan in Amethi in every election has been Amethi ka danka, bitiya Priyanka meaning the clarion call from Amethi is for Priyanka. Priyanka Gandhi regularly visits her mother Sonia Gandhi and brother Rahul Gandhi's constituencies of Rae Bareilly and Amethi

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  • Rare pictures of Priyanka Gandhi with her husband, mother and brother

    Priyanka Gandhi managed her mother Sonia Gandhi's campaign during the 2004 general elections and has also admitted to writing speeches for her. Priyanka Gandhi is believed to be her mother Sonia Gandhi's 'chief advisor' on political matters

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  • Rare pictures of Priyanka Gandhi with her husband, mother and brother

    Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was appointed as the All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary for Uttar Pradesh (East) for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The announcement was made by the Indian National Congress on January 23, 2019. Priyanka Gandhi took charge starting February 2019

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Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Gandhi has made her foray in active politics. Congress President Rahul Gandhi appointed his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra as party General Secretary in charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh on January 2019. Here are some rare photos and facts about Priyanka Gandhi

 

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