Early Life

Rahul Gandhi was born to Rajiv Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi on the 19th of June, 1970. Rahul Gandhi grew up under the watchful eyes of his family especially under the impeccable care of his mother Sonia Gandhi. After the completion of his high school curriculum, he went abroad to have a vibrant educational experience. After completing his higher education, Rahul Gandhi initiated his professional vocation with the Monitor Group, a management consulting firm in London. He subsequently returned to India and established a technology outsourcing firm called Backops Services Private Ltd. in Mumbai where he was one of the directors.

Rahul Gandhi


Rahul Gandhi attended St. Columbus’ School in New Delhi, where he was enrolled in The Doon School of Dehradun in the state of Uttarakhand from 1981 to 1983. Rahul Gandhi saw himself pursuing his undergraduate studies at St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi before moving to Harvard University in the United States of America. Due to security threats that followed the death of his father, Rahul Gandhi shifted to Rollins College in Florida where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in 1994. He went on to pursue and complete his M.Phil from the Trinity College, Cambridge in the year 1995.

Political Journey

• In 2004, he was elected to the Lok Sabha for the first time from Amethi constituency in Uttar Pradesh.

• On 24 September 2007, he was appointed General Secretary of All India Congress Committee.

• In the 2009 General Elections, he retained his Lok Sabha seat from the Amethi constituency.

• He was also given charge of National Student Union of India and Indian Youth Congress.

• In January 2013, he was elevated to the position of the vice-president of Indian National Congress.

• He retained his Lok Sabha seat from the Amethi constituency in the 2014 General Elections.

• On 11 December 2017, he was elected President of the Indian National Congress.

• In the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections, he registered a massive win from the Waynaad Constituency; however, he lost the Amethi seat to BJP

• On 3 July 2019, he quit as Congress chief. Mr. Gandhi made the resignation letter public, in which he held himself accountable for the 2019 election loss.

• Currently he is on Bharat Jodo Yatra , where he is travelling all around India and he is receiving immense love from the citizens.