Lesser known facts about Rahul Gandhi

GN Bureau | December 4, 2017


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Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi may get elected unopposed to the post of party president. He filed his nomination for the elections on Monday. He will replace his mother Sonia Gandhi, the longest serving party chief uptill now

Here are some lesser known facts about Rahul Gandhi
 

  •    Rahul started his career with a management consulting firm, the Monitor Group in London.
  •     He has a MPhil degree from Trinity College.
  •     Rahul dropped out of St Stephen's College, Delhi university to join Harvard University.
  •     According to a report in the Sunday Guardian, he is believed to have an affair with Afghan princess Noal Zaher. According to www. elections.in Rahul Gandhi informed the press in 2004 that he has a Spanish girlfriend Veronique Cartelli, who is an architect and lives in Venezuela. (Hyperlink http://www.elections.in/political-leaders/rahul-gandhi.html)
  •     He is a black belt in Aikido, a form of Japenese martial arts.
  •     In 2004, the Congress website called Rahul Gandhi a  “farmer”. Post 2009 Lok Sabha elections, his profession was changed to “strategy consultant”.
  •     In 2011, Rahul was arrested while on his way to meet protesting farmers of Bhatta Parsaul village.
  •     According to PRS Legislative Research, Rahul has 54% attendance in the Lok Sabha, has raised zero questions against the national average of 215, and participated in only 11 debates since 2014.

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