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How did 'Indira Nehru' become 'Indira Gandhi'?

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Asked by ankit shivam, 03 Aug '11 03:20 pm
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Indira Gandhi's father was Jawaharlal Nehru and her mother was Kamala Nehru. Indira gained the surname "Gandhi" by her marriage to Feroze Gandhi. She had no relation to Mahatma Gandhi, either by blood or marriage. Her grandfather, Motilal Nehru, was a prominent Indian nationalist leader. Her father, Jawaharlal Nehru, was a pivotal figure in the Indian independence movement and the first Prime Minister of Independent India.
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Answered by anil garg, 03 Aug '11 05:13 pm

 
  
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Mohan Das Karam Chand Gandhi took her as his own daughter and given a new name " Indira Gandhi "
Answered by ajay, 10 Sep '11 05:26 pm

 
  
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By marrying Feroze 'GANDHI'
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 10 Sep '11 05:24 pm

 
  
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When she got married to Firoz Gandhi Indira became as Indira Gandhi.
Answered by sarya mitra, 04 Aug '11 06:23 am

 
  
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Indira married Feroz gandhi
Answered by Jaikishan Bulchandani, 03 Aug '11 04:22 pm

 
  
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Indira married Feroz gandhi and the family wanted to retain gandhi name for political advantage which they are carrying even now like Rajiv gandhi, Sonia gandhi, Rahul Gandhi
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 03 Aug '11 03:31 pm

 
  
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Hindus woman change sir name after the marriage ?
Answered by Aurangzeb, 03 Aug '11 03:30 pm

 
  
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Just in sake of getting advantage by that name . In those days Gandhi is magical word . Nehru insist and pleaded Mk G to adopt Feroze and rest is history that surname gave her assurance to rule over the heart of masses and opened an avenue in Indian politics .
Answered by jaya, 03 Aug '11 03:30 pm

 
  
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Ndira and Feroze were re-united in 1958, when Feroze suffered his first heart attack. Indira took him to recuperate in Kashmir, where with their young boys, they were together again. However, Feroze died in 1960 of a second heart attack.

Well Sumore info abt him.......

Feroze Gandhi was born "Feroze Gandhy" into a Parsi family and was educated at the City Anglo-Vernacular High School and Ewing Christian College, followed by the London School of Economics. He abandoned his studies in 1930 to join the struggle for Indian independence.

Feroze grew close to the Nehru family, especially Indira's mother Kamala Nehru and Indira herself. Feroze helped nurse the ailing Kamala, and briefly traveled with Nehru, Kamala and Indira to Europe. Even before Kamala's death, Indira and Feroze had begun falling in love. There is some evidence that Kamala herself opposed the match, and Nehru was also known to be personally averse to Feroze. Indira and Feroze grew more close to each other in Englan ...more
Answered by radha kashyap, 03 Aug '11 03:29 pm

 
  
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This change happens after marriage. But Nehru cannot become Gandhi, he can only become a GANDHIAN.
Answered by Sridhar, 03 Aug '11 03:24 pm

 
  
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