Rajib Gandhi was born 20th aug. 1944 in Gandhi family. He was elder son of Prime Minister Indera Gandhi and also grand son of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. His Father’s name is Feroze Jahangir Gandhi who was an Indian freedom fighter, Plitician, Jurnalist. He was admited to the welham Boy’s School, Dehradun.He was send to Landan in 1961 to study. In 1970 he was employed as a Pilot by Indian Airlines, unlike sanjay, he did not exhibit any interest to join in politics. In 1968 he married Soniya Gandhi.
On 23 June 1980, Rajiv’s more youthful sibling Sanjay Gandhi passed on startlingly in a plane accident. Around then, Rajiv Gandhi was in London as a feature of his unfamiliar visit. Hearing the news, he got back to Delhi and incinerated Sanjay’s body. According to Agarwal, soon after Sanjay’s demise, Shankaracharya Swami Shri Swaroopanand, a holy person from Badrinath, visited the family’s home to offer his condolences.He prompted Rajiv not to fly planes and rather “devote himself to the assistance of the nation“. 70 individuals from the Congress party marked a proposition and went to Indira, encouraging Rajiv to enter legislative issues. Indira disclosed to them it was Rajiv’s choice whether to enter governmental issues. At the point when he was examined regarding it, he answered, “Assuming my mom finds support from it, I will enter politics“.Rajiv entered legislative issues on 16 February 1981, when he tended to a public ranchers’ convention in Delhi. During this time, he was as yet a worker of Air India.
On 4 May 1981, Indira Gandhi managed a gathering of the All India Congress Committee. Vasantdada Patil proposed Rajiv as a contender for the Amethi voting demographic, which was acknowledged by all individuals at the gathering. After seven days, the gathering authoritatively reported his appointment for the electorate. He at that point paid the gathering enrollment charges of the gathering and traveled to Sultanpur to document his selection papers and finished different conventions. He won the seat, crushing Lok Dal up-and-comer Sharad Yadav by an edge of 237,000 votes.He made his vow on 17 August as Member of Parliament.
Rajiv Gandhi’s first political visit was to England, where he went to the wedding function of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer on 29 July 1981.In December that very year, he was placed accountable for the Indian Youth Congress. He initially showed his authoritative capacity by “working nonstop” on the 1982 Asian Games.He was one of 33 individuals from the Indian parliament who were important for the Games’ getting sorted out board; sports history specialist Boria Majumdar composes that being “child of the executive he had a good and informal position” over the others. The report put together by the Asian Games council makes reference to Gandhi’s “drive, energy and drive” for the “remarkable achievement” of the games.