Interesting facts about Priyanka Gandhi you don't know
New Delhi : No more guest appearance, now Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has formally entered into the sea of politics. She has been appoints as the general secretary of Uttar Pradesh Congress, ahead of Election 2019 scheduled to be held on May. The announcement was made by the Indian National Congress on January 23 and the stunning Priyanka will take charge starting February.
It is known to all that Priyanka is the daughter of United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. But besides this, there are some of the interesting facts you should know about Priyanka:
Priyanka had given her first public speech at the age of 16.
In an interview to media, Priyanka said that she was confused and spent 10 days in Vipasana meditation in 1999 "so that I better know what my own mind is, rather than what other people want of me."
Priyanka has played an instrumental role in Uttar Pradesh’s Amethi and Rae Bareli regions, both Congress strongholds, during assembly and Lok Sabha polls. In fact, during the 2007 assembly polls, she reportedly had played a major role in suppressing in-fighting within Congress over seat-allocation
Priyanka holds an MA degree in Buddhist studies, which she completed in 2010.
The 47-year-old managed her mother Sonia Gandhi's campaign during the 2004 general elections and has also admitted to writing speeches for her.