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Maneka Gandhi Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : August 27, 2021

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Short Biography

Maneka Gandhi was born on 26-08-1956 as Maneka Anand in New Delhi, India to Lt. Col. Tarlochan Singh Anand and Amteshwar Anand. She is a famous Indian Politician, Activist, Environmentalist & Author who belongs to BJP. She served as LokSabha MP & Minister of Women and Child Development.

Other Name: Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Maneka Anand
Other Professions: Activist Environmentalist Author

Maneka Gandhi Complete Bio & Career

Maneka Gandhi, attended Lawrence School, Lady Shri Ram College, and Jawaharlal Nehru University. She married Sanjay Gandhi, the younger son of the then, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi when she was 19 years old.
Enthusiastic about politics, she joined her husband in campaigning during elections. She founded Surya, a news magazine to improve the image of the Congress party. Following the untimely death of her husband, Menaka left the prime ministerial residence and the Congress party due to disagreements with Indira Gandhi.
Presently, Menaka is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party and is the Union Cabinet Minister for Women & Child Development.
Menaka has a deep interest in Environment and Animal Rights. She was the chairperson of the Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA) in 1995. She filed Public Interest Litigations against the municipal killing of homeless dogs.
She chairs the Jury of the International Energy Globe Foundation and Rugmark. She started the largest organization for animal rights in India, People for Animals, in 1992. Menaka Gandhi has one son whom she named Feroze, also known as Varun Gandhi.

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Maneka Gandhi Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to Amteshwar Anand & Tarlochan Singh Anand. Her father was a Lt. Col. in the Indian Army. She has a sister named Ambika Shukla. On 23-09-1974 i.e. at the age of 18, she married Sanjay Gandhi, the son of Indira Gandi. The marriage was ended with Sanjay's death on 23-06-1980. She has a son named Varun Gandhi (LokSabha MP) who was born around three months before his father's died.

Life's Important Dates Of Maneka Gandhi

Body Measurements

Breast Size 34
Hip Size 34
Body Figure 34-30-34
Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town New Delhi, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Sikh
Address New Delhi, India
School Lawrence School, Delhi
College Lady Shri Ram College for Women
Qualification Masters in Politics
Hobbies Reading, Listening, Traveling
Marital Status Married
Salary NA
Net Worth NA
Official Website NA


Favorite Color Black, Grey, White
Favorite Brand Adidas, Tommy Hilfiger, Prada
Favorite Player Sachin Tendulkar
Favorite Sport Cricket, Badminton
Favorite Politician Narendra Modi
Favorite Actress Rekha
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Movie Fiction movies
Favorite Singer Lata Mangeshkar
Favorite Song Calm genre of music
Favorite Place Europe
Favorite Dress Saree, Kurtas
Favorite Food Veg-Non Veg

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Maneka Gandhi

  • Maneka Gandhi is a famous Indian politician, environmental and animal liberation activist. Now, she is representing BJP (Bhartiya Janta Party) and serving herself as a member of the Lok Sabha Parliament.
  • She is the wife of Indian Politician Late Sanjay Gandhi who was died in an air crash.
  • In 2014, Maneka was in charge of the Women & Child Development branch of the administration of India till 2019 and did work for women's rights and child development activities.
  • She published several books such as The Penguin Book of Hindu Names for Boys etcetera.
  • Mrs. Gandhi won many awards in her political journey such as Human Achiever, Shining World Compassion, Maharana Mewar Foundation Award, and so on.

Maneka Gandhi Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

67 years, 3months, 10 days old age Maneka Gandhi will turn 68 on 26 August, 2024. Only 8 months, 19 days, 19 hours,2 minutes has left for her next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Maneka Gandhi has celebrated the total number of 67 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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