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Feroze Gandhi

Politician from India

Feroze Gandhi Feroze Jehangir Gandhi or Feroze Gandhy (Firoz Jahangīr Gāndhī; Hindi: फिरोज जहाँगीर गांधी; 12 September 1912 – 8 September 1960) was an Indian politician and journalist, and publisher of the The National Herald and The Navjivan newspapers from Lucknow. He became a member of the provincial parliament (1950–1952), and later a member of the Lok Sabha, the Lower House of India's parliament. In 1942 he married Indira Nehru (later Prime Minister of India) and they had two sons, Rajiv Gandhi (also later a Prime Minister) and Sanjay Gandhi, and thus became part of the Nehru dynasty. Feroze Jehangir Gandhi was born in Mumbai at the Tehmulji Nariman Hospital situated in Fort, to a Parsi (Zoroastrian) family from Gujarat. His family had migrated to Bombay from Bharuch in South Gujarat where their ancestral home, which belonged to his grandfather, still exists in Kotpariwad. Feroze was the youngest of the five children of Jehangir Faredoon Gandhi and Ratimai Gandhi (formerly Ratimai Commissariat). His elder brothers were Dorab Jehangir Gandhi and Faridun Jehangir Gandhi. while his two elder sisters were Tehmina Kershashp Gandhi and Aloo Gandhi Dastur. His parents lived in Nauroji Natakwala  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
First lady Feroze Gandhi
Date of birth
1912-09-12
Place of birth
Mumbai
Nationality
India
Children
Sanjay Gandhi Rajiv Gandhi
Profession
Politician, Journalist

Political career

Party From To
Indian National Congress

Education

Institution From To
London School of Economics
Ewing Christian College

Death

Date of death
1960-09-08
Place of death
Delhi

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