Varun Gandhi is an Indian politician and a member of the Nehru-Gandhi Family.
VARUN GANDHI BIO/WIKI
|Real Name||Feroze Varun Gandhi|
|Nick Name||Not known|
|Political Party||Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)|
|Political journey||• For the first time, Varun Gandhi was introduced to politics by his mother during the 1999 election campaigning. |
• In 2004, he joined BJP along with his mother
• In the 2009 General Election, Varun fought the
election for Lok Sabha from the Pilibhit constituency. Varun won the seat by receiving 419,539 votes and defeated his nearest contending candidate, V.M. Singh, by a margin of 281,501 votes.
• In 2013, the then BJP head Rajnath Singh appointed him as the national general secretary of the
• In the 2014 General Election, Varun defeated
Amita Singh from Sultanpur.
• In the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections, he won from
the Pilibhit Constituency in Uttar Pradesh.
|Date of Birth||13 March 1980|
|Birth Place||New Delhi, Delhi, India|
|Home town||New Delhi, Delhi, India|
|Parents/ Father||Sanjay Gandhi|
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|School||Rishi Valley School, Modern School C.P. New Delhi and the British School, New Delhi|
|College/Univarsite||SOAS, University of London, London School|
of Economics and Political Science
|Education Qualification||BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics (LSE)|
|Phone Number||Not Known|
|Food Habit||Non Vegterian|
|Hobbies||Writing Blogs and Poems|
|Marriage Date||Not Known|
|Spouse||Yamini Roy Chowdhury (the great granddaughter of C.R. Das)|
Daughter(s)- Anasuyaa Gandhi, Aadya Priyadarshini (died in his arms at the age of 4, in 2011)
|Salary||Rs. 1 Lakh + Other Allowances|
|Networth||Rs. 60.32 Crore (as in 2019)|
|Height||in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 72 kg
in Pounds- 158 lbs
|Shoe size||9 (US)|
VARUN GANDHI FAVOURITES
|Favourite Singer||Bob Dylan|
|Favourite Actor||Not Known|
|Favourite Actrees||Not Known|
|Favourite Films||Loving Vincent (2017)|
|Favourite Author(s)||Ruben Banerjee, Rana Safvi|
|Favourite Poet||Pritish Nandy|
|Favourite Book(s)||Pritish Nandy|
SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS
VARUN GANDHI SOME LESSER- KNOWN FACTS
- Does Varun Gandhi smoke?: Not Known
- Does Varun Gandhi drink alcohol?: Not Known
- When Varun Gandhi was 3 months old, his father Sanjay Gandhi died in a plane crash.
- In the 2009 General Elections, Varun Gandhi contested the election for the first time and defeated V.M. Singh by a margin of 281,501 votes.
- In 2011, Gandhi strongly pitched for the Jan Lokpal Bill. Gandhi offered his official residence to Anna Hazare to hold his fast after Hazare was denied permission by the government.
- The incident had traumatized Varun so much that he had to take a break from active politics for almost two months.
- Varun Gandhi is a proficient writer also. He has written for many magazines in India such as The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Hindu, The Indian Express, The Economic Times, The Asian Age, and Outlook among others.
- He is a good poet too. When he was 20, Gandhi wrote his first volume of poems, titled The Otherness of Self, in 2000.
- Varun runs an analytics company “Rajdhani” that provides commodity training.