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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, daughter of Rajiv Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi is a much-adored politician from the Congress party.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was born in Delhi January 12, 1972. She is an Indian politician and the daughter of Rajiv and Sonia Gandhi. Being a member of the Nehru-Gandhi Family, she is a politician of repute.
Her father Rajiv Gandhi, grandmother Indira Gandhi and great-grandfather Jawaharlal Nehru were all Indian Prime Ministers.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra`s mother Sonia Gandhi is currently the President of the Indian National Congress and the Chairperson of the ruling United Progressive Alliance.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been the student of Modern School (New Delhi) and Convent of Jesus and Mary, New Delhi. She also holds a degree in psychology from Delhi University.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra married Robert Vadra, whom she first met at family friend Ottavio Quattrocchi`s house. They have two children, namely Raihan and Miraya.
Alike Priyanka`s mother, she has been marked by ambiguity in politics. While campaigning regularly for the Congress Party in Uttar Pradesh, she declared to have little interest in politics.
Politics is not a strong pull for her, rather the people are and she prefers to do things for them without being in politics. Although, she has hardly been in the core politics, she is seen to assist her mother and brother Rahul Gandhi for several political decisions.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra regularly visits her mother`s and brother`s constituencies of Rae Bareilly and Amethi. She is a popular figure in the constituency and draws large crowds everywhere. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is noted for her skills as a good organizer.
She is a level headed woman with undisputable personality, alike her mother and grandmother. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is believed to be her mother`s chief advisor on political matters.
In the Indian general election, 2004, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was Sonia Gandhi`s campaign manager and helped in supervising her brother Rahul Gandhi`s campaign too.
During the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, 2007 Rahul Gandhi managed the statewide campaign, while she focused on the ten seats in the Amethi Rae Bareilly region.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra dealt the situation skillfully and spent two weeks there trying to suppress considerable internal strife within the party workers over seat allocations. Other than a political figure, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is noted for her descent and transparent attitude, along with her down to earth nature with her countrymen.