Sonia Gandhi Biography, Political Life, Latest News and Unknown Facts

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Sonia Gandhi is an Politician in India and she is from Italian background. Past, she is the President of the Congress Party in India. She is a member of Nehru and Gandhi family. After losing her Mother in Law Indira Gandhi, soniya gandhi has interest to involvement in the politics to serve people.

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Sonia Gandhi before marriage lived in a italy country. Her husband Rajiv Gandhi won in the Lok Sabha elections and he was the Prime Minister of the India from 1984-1989. As a Prime minister’s wife she acted a major role and traveled with Rajiv in many states.

Sonia Gandhi Biography:

Sonia Gandhi Real Name Edvige Antonia Albino Maino
Nick Name Sonia Ji
Father’s Name Stefano Maino
Mother’s Name Paola Maino
Husband’s Name Rajiv Gandhi
Children’s Name Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi
Sonia Gandhi Birthday 9 December 1946
Sonia Gandhi Age 72 years (As of 2018)
Born Place New Delhi, India (Ancestral Origin : Lusiana, Italy)
Nationality Indian
Occupation Indian Politician
Sonia Gandhi Party Name Indian National Congress (Congress Party)
School Name Catholic School, Orbassano, Italy
College Name Bell Educational Trust’s Language School, Cambridge, England
Sonia Gandhi Education Unknown
Sonia Gandhi Hobbies Reading Books, Cooking, Travelling, Yoga and Interested in Modern Art.

Sonia Gandhi Political Journey:

  • Sonia Gandhi Joined in Congress Party as a Prime Member in 1997 year.
  • After a Year she became as a Party leader of Indian National Congress party.
  • Sonia Gandhi contested for Lok Sabha elections from 2 constituencies Bellary, Karnataka and Amethi, Uttara Pradesh. She won the seats from both places in 1999. In the same year, she was elected Leader of the Opposition Party in 13th Loksabha.

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  • After 5 Years of election time, In 2004 she contested from Raebareli, Uttara Pradesh and got a seat in Lok Sabha. After 2 weeks she chosen name as UPA – (United Progressive Alliances) for 15 Party coalition Govt.
  • She reelected from her past constituency Raebarelli, Uttara Pradesh in 2006, 2009 and also in 2014 Lok Sabha elections. She won 4 times from the Raebarelli in Loksabha.

Controversies on Sonia Gandhi:

  • She involved in cover up the Bofors scam in 1980’s and in 1990’s and has been criticized through out of her career.
  • During the Govt leading by the PM Manmohan Singh, she criticized being action as a Super PM.

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  • She helped for Ahmed Patel on Augusta chopper scam and appeared her name as accused on helping the scam.
  • Sonia Gandhi also involved in real estate scam on the issue of her sun in law Robert Vadra.
  • Sonia breaks the rules for income Tax Act 1961 and appeared in court in National Herald case and has been accused.

Unknown Facts on Sonia Gandhi Profile:

Sonia Gandhi Smoke? – Not Known

Soniya Gandhi Drink Alcohol? – Not Known

In World War II her father, Stefano joined with Hitler’s Army against soviet.

Sonia school is special for organizing the functions and she involved to take a part in arrangements.

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In sonia gandhi childhood, interested to play Foot ball with her neighborhood children

At the age of 18 years, she went to UK.

In 1965 at Cambridge university Varsity restaurant, she met rajiv gandhi for first time. At that time Rajiv is pursuing the Mechanical Engineering in Trinity College.

She visits India s for first time on January 13 1968 and met Bachchan and Sanjay Gandhi at Delhi Airport.

She wrote 2 books named as Rajiv and Rajiv’s World.