Priyanka Gandhi has been many-a-times been compared to her grandmother. The resemblance both of them carry has been one of the major reasons for it. Her personality, style sense and body language matches that of the late former Prime Minister, due to which a lot of people today see Indira Gandhi through Priyanka. While people have been anticipating her formal entry into politics, Gandhi has always refused.
However, slogans like ‘Priyanka lao, Congress Bachao’ continues to be heard in poll-bound UP. In a BBC interview in 1999 for BCC she was quoted saying, “I have said it a thousand times, I am not interested in joining politics.” With upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections 2017, Priyanka Gandhi is expected is be star campaigner of Congress along with Dimple Yadav, wife of UP CM, Akhilesh Yadav, for Samajwadi Party. There are chances that both the parties would go for a alliance if they win elections.
Although there has been no formal announcement of the same, Priyanka Gandhi’s presence will surely pave way for Congress’ future in the northern state. Not being a Congress leader or a politician, her mere presence has helped Congress during the election period. Even today, there are Congress leaders who want Priyanka to run political affairs of the party. However, the Gandhi has been adamant on not entering politicians like rest of her family members. As the Gandhi turns 45, we share some of her rare seen pictures.
Priyanka Gandhi completed her schooling from the Modern School and Convent of Jesus and Mary. She did her graduation from Jesus and Mary College in Psychology, University of Delhi. Priyanka Vadrais married to Delhi businessman Robert Vadra and the couple has two children- Raihan and Miraya. Priyanka and Robert Vadra got married in Janpath on February 18, 1997. As per reports, Congress leader ML Fotedar said that Indira Gandhi had expressed her desire to let Priyanka Gandhi carry forward the family legacy. Priyank was 12 years old then.(Image Credits- India Today Daily Bhaskar)