Varun Gandhi

Results from Varun Gandhi

Candidate Name Party Status Votes Secured
Sultanpur Uttar Pradesh Lok Sabha Election 2019 Varun Gandhi
Constituency : Sultanpur(Uttar Pradesh)
Party Name : Bhartiya Janata Party
Father's Name : Late Shri Sanjay Gandhi
Mother's Name : Smt. Maneka Gandhi
Date of Birth : 13 Mar 1980
Place of Birth : New Delhi
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 06 Mar 2011
Spouse's Name : Smt. Yamini Gandhi
No.of Daughters : 1
Educational Qualifications :
B.Sc. (Hons) Economics
Educated at London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), London University, U.K.
Profession :
Writer
Poet

Positions Held

2009
Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Defence
May, 2014
Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1 Sep. 2014 - 11 Sep. 2014 Member, Standing Committee on Information Technology
11 Sep. 2014 onwards
Member, Standing Committee on External Affairs
1 May 2015 - 30 April 2016
Member, Committee on Public Undertakings

Books Published

"The Otherness of Self", a book of poems published by Rupa Publications, 2000.

Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments

Among the most widely read columnists in the Nation, writing regularly for The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Economic Times, The Indian Express, the Hindu as well as over 15 regional papers including Malayalam Manorama, Lokmat, Hindustan, Rajasthan Partika and Punjab Kesari.

Social And Cultural Activities

Regularly co-ordinates charitable endeavours to promote physical aid for the handicapped, financial aid for widows and the under-privileged with a particular  focus on employment generation amongst the youth and reenergising the co-operative sector.
 

Special Interests

Poetry, Modern Indian Art, Philosophy, Economic Theory, World Cinema & Jazz.

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Reading, Chess & Travel

Sports and Clubs

Tennis and Squash

Countries Visited

 Widely travelled

 

 

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