10 Unsung Truth About Rajiv Gandhi That Was Make Him A Wise Personality

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10 Unsung Truth About Rajiv Gandhi That Was Make Him A Wise Personality
10 Unsung Truth About Rajiv Gandhi That Was Make Him A Wise Personality

Rajiv Gandhi, an orator, an administrator and a people’s man, everyone is enamoured by his life. While some see him as a role model in Indian politics, there are others who are smitten by the romantic side of him revolving around Sonia. So, here are some interesting and lesser known facts about the charismatic leader and his life:

He too was assassinated while campaigning for the 1991 Lok Sabha elections on May 21 in 1991.

  1. Rajiv Gandhi’s full name was Rajiv Ratna Gandhi
  2. Rajiv was named after his grandmother’s name Kamala Nehru, wife of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru because Rajiv and Kamala mean “Lotus”, which is used to worship the goddess, Lakshmi

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    rajiv gandhi
  3. In his early days, Rajiv Gandhi used to play with Mahatma Gandhi just like his mother
  4. Rajiv was so besotted by Sonia’s beauty that he penned down a poetry on a piece of the napkin when he first saw her at a restaurant. It is said that Rajiv was quite vocal about his feelings for Sonia Gandhi. For him, she was the most beautiful woman he had ever known
  5. Sonia’s Father, Stefano Maino did not give an approval to Sonia and Rajiv’s marriage because Rajiv was a Prime Minister’s son
  6. Rajiv Gandhi went to Cambridge University to study engineering. However, he did not complete it
  7. He chose to pursue a career in the Indian Airlines as a pilot. He remained a pilot until he entered politics

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  8. He stayed out of politics until the death of his younger brother Sanjay Gandhi but after he died in a plane crash, Indira Gandhi urged him to join the Indian politics and be her adviser
  9. Rajiv sworn-in as the seventh Prime Minister of India on October 31, 1984, as his mother’s assassinated, the same day, by her own bodyguards
  10. Rajiv once insulted former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Tanguturi Anjaiah. He publically called Anjaiah a “buffoon”

 

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