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Rahul Gandhi: A Profile

Last Updated: Monday, September 24, 2007 - 00:00

Political profile

2004: Rahul Gandhi’s ventures into politics by announcing and winning the May 2004 Lok Sabha election contest from Amethi in Uttar Pradesh

2007: He was a prominent figure in a high profile Congress campaign for the 2007 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections

Personal profile

Rahul Gandhi attended St.Columba`s School, New Delhi before entering the The Doon School in the early 80s.

He went to St Stephen`s College for a year which he had been admitted, under the sports quota.

He was in Harvard University from 1990 to 1993 but could not complete the degree allegedly due to Rajiv`s death.

He transferred to Rollins College in Florida where he completed a B.A. in 1994.

Rahul worked as a financial consultant in London before returning to India in 2002 to start a software company.

In 2004, Gandhi received an M. Phil in Development Economics after attending Trinity College, Cambridge.

Bureau Report

First Published: Monday, September 24, 2007 - 00:00
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