Priyanka Gandhi Vadra
General Secretary of the All India Congress Committee in charge of Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Moradabad, New Delhi, India, Congress
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is the General Secretary of the All India Congress Committee in charge of Eastern Uttar Pradesh. She was born on 12-01-1972 in Delhi. She is the daughter of Rajiv Gandhi who is a Former Prime Minister of India and Sonia Gandhi President of the Indian National Congress(INC) party.
She studied her primary education at the Modern School and Convent of Jesus&Mary. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Jesus&Mary College, University of Delhi, and completed her Master’s degree in Buddhist studies in 2010. She has a brother Rahul Gandhi, President of the Indian National Congress party. She is also a trustee of the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation. She is married to Robert Vadra, a businessman from Delhi. They have two children a son Raihan and a daughter Miraya. After marriage, Priyanka Gandhi converted to Buddhism. She follows Buddhist philosophy and a practitioner of Vipassana.
Priyanka had regularly visited her mother’s and brother’s constituencies of Rae Bareilly and Amethi where she deals with the people directly. In 2004, the Indian general election, she was her mother’s Campaign Manager and helped her, also worked for brother Rahul Gandhi’s campaign.
On January 23, 2019, Priyanka Gandhi formally entered into politics and appointed as the Congress General Secretary in charge of the Eastern part of Uttar Pradesh.