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Maneka Gandhi Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Secrets, Affairs, Images, Marriage, Phone number.

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Maneka Gandhi is an Indian Politician and Animal-Rights Activist. She is from the BJP and a Member of Parliament from Pilibhit, UP. Maneka is the founder of an organization, People For Animals; which is the largest organization in India for animal welfare and animal rights.

Maneka Gandhi Bio/Wiki

NameManeka Sanjay Gandhi
NicknameSanjay Gandhi
ProfessionPolitician & Animal Rights Activist
Date of Birth 26 August 1956
Age (as in 2019)62 Years
Zodiac/Sun SignVirgo
Birth PlaceNew Delhi
Home townNew Delhi, India
Parents/ FatherLate Lt. Col. Tarlochan Singh Anand
MotherLate Amteshwar Anand
BrotherNone
Sister Ambika Shukla

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personal Life

SchoolLawrence School, Sanawar, Himachal Pradesh
College/ UniversityLady Sri Ram College for Women, New Delhi
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Education QualificationNot Known
Contact numberNot Known
Address14, Ashoka Road,New Delhi
ReligionHinduism
CasteSikh
NationalityIndian
CarNot Known
Hobbies Reading Writing and Gardening
Debut Not Known

Maneka Gandhi Politics

Political Party  Rashtriya Sanjay Manch (1983-1988)
Janata Dal (1988-1996) 
Bharatiya Janata Party (2004-Present)
Political Journey1), 1983, Maneka Gandhi founded the Rashtriya Sanjay Manch
2), Her party won four out of five seats in the 1983 Assembly Elections of Andhra Pradesh
3), She contested the 1984 Lok Sabha Elections from Amethi, Uttar Pradesh but lost to Rajiv Gandhi
4), In 1988, she merged her party with VP Singh’s Janata Dal and was also made the General Secretary of the Janata Dal
5), In November 1989, she won her first election and was elected to the 9th Lok Sabha
6), She got appointed as the Minister of State for the Ministry of Environment in the VP Singh Government
7), She served as the Environment Minister from 1989 to 1991
8), In 1996 and 1998, she contested the Lok Sabha elections from Pilibhit as an independent candidate and won
9), In 1999, she supported the BJP and was appointed as the Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment
10), She joined the BJP in 2004 and contested and won the Lok Sabha Elections from Pilibhit
11), In 2009 she contested from the Aonla Lok Sabha seat
12), Became a member of the Loka Sabha from the Pilibhit Constituency
13), She was made the Union Minister of Women & Child Development in 2014 in the Narendra Modi Government
14), She contested the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections from Sultanpur and won by a slender margin of 14,526 votes against BSP’s Chandra Bhadra Singh
Awards, Honours, Achievements1), Lord Erskine Award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) in 1992
2), Environmentalist and Vegetarian of the year 1994
3), Prani Mitra Award in 1996
4), Lifetime Achievement Award by the Venu Menon Animal Allies Foundation, 1999
5), Dewaliben Charitable Trust Award, 1999
6), International Women’s Association, Woman of the Year Award, 2001
7), Woman of the Year Award by International Women’s Association, 2001
8), Rukmini Devi Arundale Animal Welfare Award, 2011
9), Human Achiever Award in the field of Women Empowerment and Children Welfare by the Human Achiever Foundation, India

Marital Status/Affairs

Marital StatusWidowed
Affairs/Boyfriends Late Sanjay Gandhi
Marriage Date 23 September 1974
Husband/SpouseLate Sanjay Gandhi (Politician)
ChildrenSon- Varun Gandhi   Daughter- None

Style Quotient

Assets/Properties Movable Assets: INR 12.46 crores
Cash: INR 39,000
Bank Deposits: INR 6.07 crores
Jewelry: 3415.59 gm of Gold and 85.025 kg of Silver worth INR 1 crores
Bonds & Debentures: INR 6.07 crores
Immovable Assets: INR 24.95 crores
1 Residential Building worth INR 18 crores
1 Commercial Building worth INR 6 crores

Salary/Networth

Salary
(as the Minister of Women and Child Development)
INR 1 lac + other benefits (per month)
NetworthINR 37.14 crores (as in 2014)

Social Media Accounts

InstagramNot Known
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/ManekaGandhiOfficial/
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/manekagandhibjp
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Maneka Gandhi Some Lesser-Known Facts

  • Does Maneka Gandhi drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Does Maneka Gandhi smoke?: Not Known

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