Sanjay Gandhi

Politician

1946 – 1980

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Who was Sanjay Gandhi?

Sanjay Gandhi was an Indian politician. He was a member of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty. During his lifetime he was widely expected to succeed his mother, Indira Gandhi as head of the Indian National Congress, but following his early death in a plane crash his elder brother Rajiv became their mother's political heir, and succeeded her as Prime Minister of India after her death. Sanjay's widow Maneka Gandhi and son Varun Gandhi are politicians of the BJP.

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Born
Dec 14, 1946
New Delhi
Also known as
  • Sanjay Gandi
  • 산자이 간디
  • Ганди, Санджай
  • 桑賈伊·甘地
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Zoroastrianism
  • Hinduism
Nationality
  • India
Profession
Education
  • The Doon School
  • Welham Boys' School
Lived in
  • Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh
  • Lucknow
Died
Jun 23, 1980
New Delhi

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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