Biography - A Short Wiki
Sonia Gandhi is a well-known name in the Indian political scenario as she is the President of the Indian National Congress (INC), a political party that dominated Indian politics post-independence history. She became the party leader in 1998 and remained in office for the next nineteen years. Under her leadership, the Congress party formed the Government post-2004 elections as a Coalition Government with other center-left political parties.
Here is a short summary of Sonia Gandhi's career:
Sonia Gandhi’s political career began after the assassination of her mother-in-law and the active participation of her husband Rajiv Gandhi as the prime minister of the country. She joined politics by joining the Indian National Congress (INC) in 1997, 6 years after the assassination of her husband in 1991. A year later, she became the party leader of the INC.
Family and Personal Life
Sonia’s father participated in World War II by fighting alongside Adolf Hitler’s army against the Soviet Military. Sonia Maino met Rajiv Gandhi in England, got married to him in 1968, and then moved into India and began her new life by living with her mother-in-law, Indira Gandhi, the then Prime-minister of India, at her residence in New Delhi.
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Rajiv Gandhi (m.1968)|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Rahul, Priyanka)|
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Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Edvige Antonia Albina Maino|
|Age (as of today)||76 years|
|Date of Birth||December 9, 1946|
|Place of Birth||Lusiana, Veneto, Italy|
|Height||1.63 m, 5 feet 4 inches|
|Weight||62 kg, 136.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$2 Billion|
Height, Weight, and Age
Sonia Gandhi's height is pretty average measuring 1.63 m. The politician weighs 62 kg. As of today, August 15, 2023, Sonia Gandhi is 76 years old.
"Power in itself has never attracted me, nor has position been my goal."Sonia Gandhi
"There was a Greek restaurant, the only place we could get Italian food. All of us Italians and many others from other parts of Europe used to go there, and Rajiv and his friends also. Some of his group knew some of my group, and we met just like that."Sonia Gandhi
"It was through the private world of family that the public world of politics came alive for me: living in intimate proximity with people for whom larger questions of ideology and belief, as well as issues relating to politics and governance, were vivid daily realities."Sonia Gandhi
"Whenever there is something revolutionary and new, there is opposition. There are difficulties in all parties, perhaps in my party, too."Sonia Gandhi
"We were, in a way, out-marketed because we couldn't really compete with the BJP that went into elections under Mr Modi."Sonia Gandhi