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  • Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi (1917 - 1984)
    Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi (Hindi: इंदिरा प्रियदर्शिनी गांधी Indirā Priyadarśinī Gāndhī; née: Nehru; 19 November 1917 – 31 October 1984) was the Prime Minister of the Republic of India for three conse...
  • Mahatma Gandhi, महात्मा (1869 - 1948)
    Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi , born 2 October 1869[1] – 30 January 1948), commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi, was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Employing non-violent c...
  • Priyanka Vadra
    Priyanka Vadra (born 12 January 1972), is an Indian politician. She is the granddaughter of Feroze Gandhi and Indira (Nehru) Gandhi, and belongs to the Nehru-Gandhi family. Priyanka Vadra is the seco...
  • Rahul Gandhi
    Rahul Gandhi (pronounced /rɑːˈhuːl ˈɡɑːndi/; Hindi: राहुल गांधी; born 19 June 1970) is an Indian politician and member of the Parliament of India, representing the Amethi constituency.[1] His political...
  • Rajiv Ratna Gandhi (1944 - 1991)
    Rajiv Ratna Gandhi (Kashmiri/Hindi: राजीव गांधी; 20 August 1944 – 21 May 1991) was the sixth Prime Minister of India, serving from October 1984 to December 1989. Rajiv Gandhi was the elder son of Ind...

About the Gandhi surname

Gandhi is an Indian family name. This surname is found in Banias (Vanias) of Gujarat, Marwar (Marwari baniya), and Khatris of Punjab. They are most common and famous in the Porbandar region. The family was once known to have great political influence in the princely states of Porbandar, Rajkot and Bikaner. Traditionally, Gandhis are associated with the perfume selling profession.