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10 Quotes said by Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi was born 19 June 1970 is an Indian politician and a member of the Indian Parliament, representing the constituency of Wayanad, Kerala in the 17th Lok Sabha. A member of the Indian National Congress, he served as the president of the Indian National Congress from 16 December 2017 to 3 July 2019. Gandhi is the chairperson of the Indian Youth Congress, the National Students Union of India also a trustee of Rajiv Gandhi Foundation and Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust.

    Born in New Delhi, Gandhi spent his early childhood between Delhi and Dehradun and stayed away from the public sphere for much of his childhood and early youth. He attained primary education in New Delhi and Dehradun but was later homeschooled because of security concerns. Gandhi began his undergraduate career at St. Stephen's College before moving to Harvard University. Gandhi transferred to Rollins College in Florida due to security threats following his father's, the late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's, assassination. He graduated in 1994, the year after Gandhi obtained M.Phil. from Cambridge. Post graduation, he began his professional career with the Monitor Group, a management consulting firm in London. He soon returned to India and established the Mumbai-based technology outsourcing firm, Backops Services Private Ltd.

    In 2004, Gandhi announced to enter in active politics and successfully contested the general elections held that year from Amethi, a seat that was earlier held by his father; he won again from the constituency in 2009 and 2014. Amidst calls from Congress party veterans for his greater involvement in party politics and national government, Gandhi was elected Congress Vice-President in 2013, having served as the General Secretary previously. Gandhi led the Congress's campaign in the 2014 Indian general elections; the party suffered its worst electoral result in its history, winning only 44 seats compared to 206 seats won previously in the 2009 general election.

Politics is everywhere. It's in your shirt it's in your pants. It's everywhere.

Poverty is just a state of mind

It doesn't matter how much wisdom you have. If you don't have position you have nothing. That's the tragedy of India.

If India is computer Congress is its default program.

China is referred to as the 'dragon' and India as an 'elephant'. But we are not an elephant we are a 'beehive'.

The Congress as I see does not belong to me or to you but it belongs to the whole country.

It is not important what Rahul Gandhi thinks its important what a billion Indians think.

It is the time to move ahead and bring the change

Let's fight against corruption for a better India

We will stop 99 per cent of the attacks. But one per cent of attacks might get through and that is what I am saying.