varun gandhi biography

varun gandhi

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varun gandhi
varun gandhi
varun gandhi
BornVarun Gandhi
13 March 1980 (age 34)
New Delhi, Delhi, India
fatherLate shri sanjay Gandhi
motherSmt. Menka gandhi
Educationb.sc (hons) economicsEducated at London school of economics, London university, uk.
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)Yamini Roy Chowdhury
RelationsNehru–Gandhi family
ResidenceNew Delhi


Feroze Varun Gandhi (born 13 March 1980) is an Indian politician, he is a member of Lok Sabha, the lower house of Parliament of India, representing the Sultanpur constituency. He is the only son of the late Sanjay Gandhi and Maneka Gandhi.
Varun Gandhi was 3 months old when his father died. Varun went to Rishi Valley School and completed his A levels from the British School, New Delhi, wherein he was elected as Secretary of the student council. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Economics from the London School of Economics via the University of London External System in the year 2002.
Varun is married to Yamini Roy, daughter of late diplomat Sunil Roy Chowdhury and film enthusiast Dr. Arun Vasudev.
in the 2009 general election, the BJP decided to field Varun Gandhi as its candidate from the Pilibhit constituency instead of his mother Maneka Gandhi. He won the seat by receiving 419,539 votes and defeated his nearest contending candidate, V.M. Singh, by a margin of 281,501 votes. In May 2014, Gandhi defeated Amita Singh from Sultanpur in Lok Sabha 2014 elections.

positions Held

2009       Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
31 Aug. 2009       Member, Committee on Defence
May, 2014           Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1 Sep. 2014 onwards       Member, Standing Committee on Information Technology

Books Published

"The Otherness of Self", published in 2000.
Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Articles published in several journals.
Social And Cultural Activities
Sponsored several charitable endeavours to promote physical aid for the handicapped and financial aid for widows and the under privileged.
Special Interests
Poetry, modern Indian art, Philosophy, Economic theory, world cinema & Jazz.
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading, chess & travel
Sports and Clubs
Countries Visited
Widely travelled

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