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Detailed Profile: Shri Rahul Gandhi

NameShri Rahul Gandhi
Constituency from which I am electedAmethi
Father's NameLate Shri Rajiv Gandhi
Mother's NameSmt. Sonia Gandhi
Date of Birth19 Jun 1970
Birth PlaceDelhi
Maritial StatusUnmarried
Date of Marriage-NA-
No. of ChildrenNo.of Sons:0   No.of Daughters:0
State NameUttar Pradesh
Party NameIndian National Congress
Permanent Address12, Tughlak Lane,New Delhi - 110 011Tels. (011) 23795161 Fax. (011) 23012410
Present Address12, Tughlak Lane,New Delhi - 110 011Tels. (011) 23795161 Fax. (011) 23012410
Email idoffice[at]rahulgandhi[dot]in
Educational QualificationsM.Phil. (Development Economics) Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge University, U.K.
Profession
Positions Held
2004Elected, to 14th Lok Sabha
Member, Committee on Home Affairs
5 Aug. 2006Member, Committee on Home Affairs
5 Aug. 2007 onwardsMember, Committee on Human Resource Development
2009Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
31 Aug. 2009Member, Committee on Human Resource Development
Social and Cultural ActivitiesAssociated with Rajiv Gandhi Foundation; Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund; Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Trust; Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust
Special InterestsPromotion of primary education; issues related to the empowerment of the dalits and other oppressed sections of society; preservation of marine environment; international affairs
Sports and ClubsScuba diving, swimming, cycling, playing squash
Favourite Pastimes and RecreationReading (History, Sociology, International Relations, Development, Management, Biographies), playing chess and flying
Countries VisitedWidely travelled

Source: Lok Sabha