Rahul Gandhi is here, and he is here to stay. By taking on the Tiger in its own den, one of India’s most promising young politicians has once again proved his mettle. Defying a call to disrupt his Mumbai visit over remarks that slammed the Shiv Sena’s Mumbai-for-Maharashtrians agenda, a calm and composed Congress General Secretary cocked a snook at the Thackerays by taking time off during his short stay in the city to stop at an ATM in Santa Cruz and also board a local train.
About Rahul Gandhi :
Rahul Gandhi was born on June 19, 1970 & is an Indian Politician cum member of the Indian National Congress.
Son of former Prime Minister Shri. Rajiv Gandhi and Smt. Sonia Gandhi, this young and dynamic political leader has seem his entire family struggling and sacrificing lives for India. His father Late Shri. Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated by Tamil Tigers is 1991 and grandmother Late. Smt. Indira Gandhi, the former Prime Minister of India was brutally assassinated by a Sikh Militant in 1984. Shri. Rahul Gandhi’s great grandfather Late Shri. Jawahar lal Nehru and the first Prime Minister of India has also sacrificed a lot during the freedom movement of India against the British.
The entire Gandhi family is known for its unparalleled educational Background. Shri. Rahul Gandhi is no different. He completed his schooling from modern school in New Delhi. He was enrolled for History (Hons) at St. Stephen’s college, New Delhi. He successfully accomplished a four-year AB course in Economics at Harvard University.
Shri. Rahul Gandhi stayed away from politics till 2004. In May 2004, he ran for the lower house of parliament from his constituency of Amethi in Uttar Pradesh. The state helped him to win by a wide margin and offered on opportunity to Shri. Rahul Gandhi to become the second member of the fifth generation of the Nehru-Gandhi family to enter into active politics. It was in fact a great achievement for this young politician as he won the seat by a margin of 300,500 votes.
The campaign for this parliamentary Election from Amethi in Uttar Pradesh was directed by his younger sister Smt. Priyanka Vadra. His victory was widely commemorated by the media many enthusiasts, specially the younger citizens of India.
This victory offered Shri. Rahul Gandhi an opportunity to make his mark in the political career. Thereafter, he was sought to cultivate support from his admirers. However, this has not been an easy journey as he strived hard to work up his profile through the media and stay away from the scandals of coalition politics. Shri. Rahul Gandhi is currently concentrating on the political and other major issues of Uttar Pradesh.