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On 52nd birthday of Rahul Gandhi, have a look at some lesser known facts about him

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June 19, 2022 (New Delhi): Heir to India’s influential Nehru-Gandhi family, Rahul Gandhi was born on 19 June 1970 in Delhi. Rahul Gandhi is also known as ‘Yuvraj’. In the 2014 and 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Rahul Gandhi contested against Narendra Modi. But after the defeat in 2019, Rahul Gandhi resigned from the post of President of the Indian National Congress. Rahul Gandhi was the Congress President for two years before relinquishing the charge. On the 52nd birthday of Rahul Gandhi, we tell you about some such things related to him, which you hardly know.

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1. After taking his bachelor’s degree from Cambridge, Rahul Gandhi used to work in a London company. The name of the firm was Monitor Group. In the year 2002, Rahul Gandhi started his outsourcing firm Backops Services Pvt Ltd in Mumbai.

2. Rahul Gandhi has learned the art of the Japanese martial art Aikido. Rahul Gandhi is a black belt in martial arts aikido. Rahul Gandhi’s coach Sensi Paritos car to the media said that since 2009 he is practicing with Rahul Gandhi.

3. Rahul Gandhi’s favorite breakfast is momos.

4. According to Digvijay Singh, former CM of Madhya Pradesh and senior Congress leader, Rahul Gandhi is very fond of reading books. Digvijay Singh calls Rahul Gandhi a ‘passionate reader’.

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5. According to reports, Rahul Gandhi also knows about the technical details related to flying the aircraft. In 2018, when Rahul Gandhi’s VIP plane was found to be in trouble during the flight, he helped the pilot a lot at that time.

6. Rahul Gandhi went to Trinity College in United Kingdom to change his name to MPhil due to security reasons. Rahul Gandhi changed his name there to Raul Vinci.

7. In the year 1991, Rahul Gandhi returned to India after the assassination of his father Rajiv Gandhi (former PM of India) and enrolled in Rollins College.

8. Rahul Gandhi has completed his schooling in New Delhi and Dehradun. He was homeschooled with Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka after the assassination of grandmother Indira Gandhi (former PM of India) in 1984. This was done for security reasons.

By line: Divya Thearia

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