Shri Rajiv Gandhi Member of Parliament (MP) from Amethi (Uttar Pradesh) Biodata

Name of Member: Shri Rajiv Gandhi

Political Party: Congress (I)

Constituency & State: Amethi (Uttar Pradesh)

Lok Sabha Experience: 7,8,9,10

Tenth Lok sabha
Members BioprofileGANDHI, SHRI RAJIV

[Cong. (I) – Amethi (Uttar Pradesh)]

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19 Oct. 1984 to 2 Dec. 1989

31 Dec. 1984 to 14 Jan. 1985


31 Dec. 1984 to 20 Oct. 1986

25 Sept. 1985 to 24 Jan. 1987

4 June 1986 to 24 June 1986

24 Jan. 1987 to 25 July 1987

4 May 1987 to 25 July 1987

15 July 1987 to 28 July 1987

25 July 1987 to 26 June 1988

22 Aug. 1987 to 10 Nov. 1987

May 1989 to July 1989


18 Dec. 1989 to 24 Dec. 1990

24 Jan. 1990


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Late Shri Feroze Gandhi20th August, 1944

Bombay (Maharashtra)

Married on 25th February, 1968

Smt. Sonia Gandhi

One son and one daughter

Educated at Doon School, Dehradun and Trinity College, Cambridge, UK


10, Janpath, New Delhi-110001. Tel. 3792721


Elected to Lok Sabha (Seventh)

Re-elected to Lok Sabha (Eighth)

Prime Minister and all other Ministries/Departments not allocated to any other Minister

Held the portfolios of Commerce and Supply, External Affairs, Industry and Company Affairs, Science and Technology, Atomic Energy, Space, Electronics, Ocean Development, Personnel and Administrative Reforms, Youth Affairs and Sports, Culture and Tourism and Civil Aviation

Also held charge of the Ministry of Environment and Forests

Also held charge of the Ministry of Defence

Also held charge of the Ministry of Transport

Also held charge of the Ministry of Finance

Also held charge of the Ministry of Programme Implementation

Also held charge of the Ministry of Tourism

Also Minister of External Affairs

Also held charge of the Ministry of Water Resources

Also held charge of the Ministry of Communications

Elected to Lok Sabha (Ninth) for (the third time

Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha (Ninth)

Member, General Purposes Committee

Elected* to Lok Sabha (Tenth) for the fourth time

Flying and photography

President Aero Club of India; Member, Delhi Golf Club and President’s Estate Polo Club

Widely travelled

Chairman, Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage; Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund and Kamla Nehru Memorial Hospital; Member, Nehru Trust for Cambridge University and Indo-Arab Society; Awarded Bharat Ratna posthumously in 1991.


*Expired on 21st May, 1991 before the declaration of the election result.

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