Rajiv Gandhi timeline: The 7th PM of India

Rajiv Gandhi timeline: The 7th PM of India

On this day in 1944, Rajiv Gandhi was born to Indira and Feroze Gandhi.

Unlike his brother Sanjay, Rajiv never showed any inclination for politics, and after an incomplete education, joined Air India as a pilot. However, circumstances forced his hand and he joined the Congress, eventually going on to become the 7th Prime Minister of India.

On his 74th birthday, follow a brief snippet of his life, brought to you by DH.

 

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