He is the son of Late Sri K. Dhulia Judge, Allahabad High Court and grandson of Pundit Bhairav Dutt Dhulia, freedom fighter and editor of Karambhumi newspaper which he established in the year and which played a key role in the freedom struggle in Garhwal Region.
InRajiv and Sanjay were admitted to Shiv Niketan school, where the teachers said Rajiv was shy and introverted, and "greatly enjoyed painting and drawing".
From to he studied engineering at Trinity College, Cambridgebut did not obtain a degree. He went to Delhi and became a member of the Flying Club, where he was trained as a pilot. Inhe was employed as a pilot by Air India ; unlike Sanjay, he did not exhibit any interest of joining politics.
Their first child, a son, Rahul Gandhi was born in InMr rajiv couple had a daughter, Priyanka Gandhiwho married Robert Vadra. At that time, Rajiv Gandhi was in London as part of his foreign tour. When he was questioned about it, he replied, "If my mother gets help from it, then I will enter politics".
Vasantdada Patil proposed Rajiv as a candidate for the Amethi constituencyMr rajiv was accepted by all members at the meeting. A week later, the party officially announced his candidacy for the constituency. He then paid the party membership fees of the party and flew to Sultanpur to file his nomination papers and completed other formalities.
We know the people were very angry and for a few days it seemed that India had been shaken. But, when a mighty tree falls, it is only natural that the earth around it does shake a little".
Commenting on the anti-Sikh riots in Delhi, Rajiv Gandhi said, "When a giant tree falls, the earth below shakes";  a statement for which he was widely criticised.
Many Congress politicians were accused of orchestrating the violence. This phenomenon attracted attention the world over. A senior opposition member, while talking to me, conceded that.
Gandhi officially became the President of the Congress party, which won a landslide victory with the largest majority in history of the Indian Parliament, giving Gandhi absolute control of government.
He benefited from his youth and a general perception of being free of a background in corrupt politics. Rajiv Gandhi ministry After his swearing-in as Prime Minister, Gandhi appointed his fourteen-member cabinet.
He said he would monitor their performance and would "fire ministers who do not come to the mark". Mohsina Kidwai became the Minister of Railways; she was the only female figure in the cabinet.
Singh who was initially appointed as the Finance Ministerwas given the Defence Ministry in According to this law, an elected Member of Parliament or legislative assembly could not join an opposition party until the next election.
Historian Manish Telikicherla Chary calls it a measure of curbing corruption and bribery of ministers by switching parties so they could gain majority. Gandhi agreed to their demands. The Act diluted the Supreme Court judgment and allowed maintenance payments to divorced women only during the period of Iddahor until 90 days after the divorce, according to the provisions of Islamic law.
This was in contrast to Section of the Code. Subsidies were given to corporate companies to increase industrial production, especially of durable goods. It was hoped this would increase economic growth and improve the quality of investment.
Inhe announced a National Policy on Education to modernise and expand higher education programs across India.Mr. Shri Rajiv Mehrishi has wide experience as a Comptroller and Auditor General of India in the fields of Public Administration, Financial Services and Infrastructure Development.
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The Bofors scandal was a major, weapons-contract political scandal that occurred between India and Sweden during the s and s, initiated by Indian National Congress (Congress party) politicians and implicating the Indian prime minister, Rajiv Gandhi, and several other members of the Indian and Swedish governments who were accused of receiving kickbacks from Bofors AB, a bank principally.
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology has been offering undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes from its Jais, Amethi main campus. Aajeevika Bureau, in partnership with the International Labour Organizationand the Department of Labour and Employment, Rajasthan, organized the Rajasthan State Consultative Meeting on Labour Migration on 15th March at Jaipur.
GMR Aviation a subsidiary of the GMR Group was formed in We charter aircrafts for flights within India and overseas too.