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|Real Name||Edvige Antonia Albina Maino|
|Nick Name||Not Known|
|Political Party||Indian National Congress|
Physical Stats & More
In Feet Inches-5’4”
|Weight (approx.)||In Kilograms-62Kg
|Eye Colour||Hazel Brown|
|Date Of Birth||9th December 1946|
|Age(as in 2017)||71 Years|
|Birth Place||Lusiana, Veneto, Italy|
|Home Town||New Delhi, India(Ancestral origin- Lusiana, Italy)|
|School||Catholic School in Orbassano, a tower near Turin, Italy|
|College||Bell Educational Trust’s language school, Cambridge City, England|
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|Debut||In the Year 1997, When she joined the Indian National Congress as a primary member.|
|Family||Father– Stefano Maino
Mother– Paola Maino
Sisters– Anushka(Elder), Nadia(Younger)
|Hobbies||Interested in Modern Art, Yoga, Cooking, Reading & Travelling|
|Controversies||• Throughout her career, she has been criticised for her involvement to cover-up the Bofors scam.
• During the tenure of Manmohan Singh’s government, she was criticised for being the Super PM.
• She was also accused of helping her aid Ahmed Patel whose name appeared in the Augusta Westland chopper scam.
• She had to face embarrassment when her son-in-law’s name (Robert Vadra) appeared in the real estate scam.
• In 2016, she had to appear in court in the National Herald Case in which she is accused of violating Income Tax Act 1961.
|Favourite Food||Ice-Creams, Salads|
|Favourite Politician||Rajiv Gandhi|
Boys, Affairs and More
|Husband/Spouse||Rajiv Gandhi, Former Indian Prime Minister (1968-1991)
|Children||Daughter: Priyanka Gandhi (Indian Politician)
Son: Rahul Gandhi (Indian Member of Parliament)
|Net Worth (approx.)||$2 billion|
Some Unrevealed Facts about Sonia Gandhi:
- Does Sonia Gandhi smoke?: Not Known
- Does Sonia Gandhi drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Sonia Gandhi’s real name is not Sonia, but Antonia Maino. This was revealed by the Italian Ambassador in New Delhi in a letter dated April 27, 1983, to the Union Home Ministry.This letter has intentionally never been made public by the Home Ministry. Antonia is Sonia’s real name as stated on her birth certificate.
- Sonia Gandhi’s nationality has raised too many controversies. However, she is not the first person of non-Indian origin to head India’s oldest political party. There have been four others before her.
- Sonia is very particular about keeping her home neat and clean. She often does the dusting of her room herself, especially before important meetings.
- Sonia is an avid reader of Munshi Premchand’s novels. Amongst that ‘Godaan’ is her favourite. Sonia has a diverse taste in books.
- Like our former Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao, Sonia Gandhi too a gift for languages. She can speak nine languages including French and German.
- She has done a course in art restoration and paintings that continue to inspire her.
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