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Lesser Known Facts About The Congress Leader

Pratapgarh: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra addresses an election campaign rally ahead of the sixth round of Lok Sabha polls, in Pratapgarh, Thursday, May 9, 2019. | (Photo PTI)

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is the daughter of former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi. Over time, she became a known face in the political arena.

She is a former student of the modern school and the convent school. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Jesus and Mary College. Priyanka Gandhi was deeply moved by the ideals of Buddhism. She holds a master’s degree in Buddhist studies which she completed in 2010.

Photo: Robert Vadra/Twitter

Priyanka Gandhi married Delhi businessman Robert Vadra on February 18, 1997. Robert Vadra has long been the subject of controversy. Although Priyanka Gandhi strongly supported her husband.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is an avid follower of Buddhist philosophy. She credits her guru Satya Narayan Goenka, a preacher of Buddhist philosophies, for guiding her in the practice Vipassana, a form of meditation that allows a person to achieve peace of mind.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has largely followed the same career path as everyone else in her family. She initially achieved great success at Amethi, but over time Congress lost power in many parts of the country, which put Priyanka Gandhi under the scanner.

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