Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Biography and Career
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is an Indian politician and the general secretary of the All-India Congress Committee in charge of Uttar Pradesh. She was born on 12 January 1972. In this article we are going to talk about the biography, career, notable works, and family of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra so read the article till the end.
Priyanka is the daughter of Rajiv Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi, sister of Rahul Gandhi, and granddaughter of Feroze and Indira Gandhi, making her a member of the politically prominent Nehru-Gandhi family. She is also a trustee of the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had regularly visited her mother’s and brother’s constituencies of Rae Bareilly and Amethi where she dealt with the people directly. In the 2004 Indian general election, she was her mother’s campaign manager and helped supervise her brother Rahul Gandhi’s campaign.
In the 2007 Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, while Rahul Gandhi managed the statewide campaign, she focused on the ten seats in the Amethi Rae Bareilly region, spending two weeks there trying to quell considerable infighting within the party workers over seat allocations.
On January 23, 2019, Priyanka officially entered politics, being appointed the Congress’ General Secretary in charge of the eastern part of Uttar Pradesh. She was appointed General Secretary incharge of entire Uttar Pradesh on 11 September 2020.
Short biography of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra did her schooling at Modern School (New Delhi) and at Convent of Jesus and Mary, Delhi. She obtained a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Jesus and Mary College, University of Delhi, and later a master’s degree in Buddhist studies in 2010.
She is married to Robert Vadra, a businessman from Delhi. The wedding took place at the Gandhi home, 10 Janpath, on 18 February 1997 in a traditional Hindu ceremony. They have two children; a son and a daughter. She follows Buddhist philosophy and practices Vipassanā as taught by S. N. Goenka.
Priyanka attended the marriage celebration dinner of Bollywood couple Naina Bachchan and Kunal Kapoor in New Delhi on April 11, 2015.
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Random biography facts about Priyanka Gandhi Vadra
In October 2021, Priyanka Vadra was detained by police, who cited a ban on gatherings, while on her way to Agra to meet the family members of a man who allegedly died in police custody.
Priyanka Gandhi launched Congress party’s Uttar Pradesh poll campaign from Barabanki on 23 October 2021. Congress party fought the 2022 Uttar Pradesh assembly election under the leadership of Gandhi, losing comprehensively.
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