Varun Gandhi

Varun Gandhi

Varun Gandhi (formally Feroze Varun Gandhi), born on March 13, 1980, is a very young politician in India. Varun belongs to the Nehru-Gandhi family, the most prominent political family in India.

Varun Gandhi was born to Sanjay Gandhi and the politically ambitious Maneka Gandhi, the son and daughter-in-law of the then Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi. Varun Gandhi was 3 months old when his father was killed in a plane crash. On October 31, 1984, when Varun was just 4 years old, his grandmother and the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, was assassinated by her bodyguards.

Varun’s mother, apart from being a political opponent of the Congress, soon became known for her love of animals and used her famous name to direct attention in the country towards animal welfare.

His great-grandfather, Jawaharlal Nehru, was the first Prime Minister of India, and his great-great-grandfather Motilal Nehru was a distinguished leader of the Indian independence movement. He gets his first name Feroze from his grandfather Feroze Gandhi, a parliamentarian and the husband of Indira Gandhi.

Varun Gandhi recently cought into the controversy, A video emerged allegedly showing Varun Gandhi making communal remarks.


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