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Rajiv gandhi birth date

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Asked by santosh, 03 Aug '10 07:39 pm
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August 20, 1944
Answered by beena john, 03 Aug '10 07:40 pm

 
  
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Rajiv Ratna Gandhi (Hindi: ; 20 August 1944 21 May 1991) was the 7th Prime Minister of the Republic of India, serving from his mother's death on 31 October 1984 until his resignation on 2 December 1989 following a general election defeat. He became the youngest Prime Minister of India when he took office at the age of 40. He was the elder son of Indira Gandhi and Feroze Gandhi.

Rajiv Gandhi was a professional pilot for Indian Airlines before entering politics. While at Cambridge, he met Italian-born Sonia Gandhi whom he later married. He remained aloof from politics despite his mother being the Indian Prime Minister, and it was only following the death of his younger brother Sanjay Gandhi in 1980 that Rajiv entered politics. After the assassination of his mother in 1984 after Operation Blue Star, Indian National Congress party leaders nominated him to be Prime Minister.

Rajiv Gandhi led the Congress to a major election victory in 1984 soon after, amassing the largest majority e ...more
Answered by Vaishali, 03 Aug '10 07:44 pm

 
  
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