Biography of Rahul Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi is an Indian politician presently serving as a Member of the Parliament, Lok Sabha from Amethi, Uttar Pradesh.
He also holds the position of the President of the Indian National Congress in addition to representing as a Member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee of External Affairs.
Likewise, he even represents as the Chairperson of the Indian Youth Congress and the National Students Union of India.
Along with this, he also serves as the Trustee of Rajiv Gandhi Foundation and Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust.
Earlier, Rahul Gandhi represented as a general secretary in the All India Congress Committee.
Following is a summarized journal of Rahul Gandhi, who emerged from being an employee at an outsourcing…show more content… He is also the grandson of the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, and the great-grandson of India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru.
Rahul Gandhi is survived with sister Priyanka Vadra who is younger to him.
Before attending The Doon School in Dehradun, Uttarakhand from 1981 to 1983, Rahul Gandhi went to St. Columba's School, Delhi.
Later on, he was home-schooled, due to security reasons.
He accomplished his undergraduate education from Harvard University, and later moved to Rollins College in Florida, USA, and achieved B.A. graduation in 1994.
He also went on to acquire M.Phil from the Trinity College, Cambridge in 1995.
Political Journey of Rahul Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi is the fourth-generation Indian politician belonging to Nehru-Gandhi family.
Rahul Gandhi disclosed his access to politics in March 2004.
He declared that he would contest the May 2004 Lok Sabha elections, from the constituency of Amethi, Uttar Pradesh, where his father had contested from earlier.
At that moment, his mother, Sonia Gandhi, was holding the seat before she relocated to the nearby constituency of Rae…show more content… In 2006, Rahul Gandhi and his sister, Priyanka, persuaded their mother's campaign for re-election to Rae Bareilly, which was successfully won with the margin of over 400,000 votes.
He was a renowned personality in the Congress campaign for the 2007 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.
Rahul Gandhi and Polls
Until 2006, Rahul Gandhi triumphed the elections and reserved the family stronghold with a victory margin of over 100,000, all the while he held no alternate office.
During 2009 Lok Sabha elections, Gandhi held back his Amethi seat by defeating his nearest opponent by a surplus of over 370,000 votes.
Gandhi was referred to the Congress recovery in Uttar Pradesh where they triumphed 21 among the total 80 Lok Sabha seats.
In 2014, during Indian General Elections, in spite of sturdy competition from Aam Aadmi Party’s Kumar Vishwas and Bharatiya Janata Party’s Smriti Irani, the Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi won his seat at Amethi in Uttar Pradesh by an edge of over 1,07,000