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Gandhi (surname)

Gandhi(   ; Hindi: गांधी) is an Indian family name.[1] This surname is found in Banias of Gujarat, Marwar (Marwari baniya), and Khatris of Punjab. Gandhi may also refer to:

Family of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Family of Feroze Gandhi and Indira Gandhi

  • Feroze Gandhi
  • Indira Gandhi, daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru and wife of Feroze Gandhi and former Prime Minister of India
    • Rajiv Gandhi (1944–1991), son of Indira Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India (1984–1989)
    • Sonia Gandhi (born 1946), widow of Rajiv Gandhi, current President of the Indian National Congress party
      • Rahul Gandhi (born 1970), son of Sonia Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi
      • Priyanka Vadra (born 1971), daughter of Sonia Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi.
    • Sanjay Gandhi (1946–1980), son of Indira Gandhi
    • Maneka Gandhi, wife of Sanjay Gandhi

Other persons

  • Devang Gandhi (born 1971), Indian cricketer
  • Jayesh Gandhi, lead guitarist of the rock group Indus Creed
  • Nari Gandhi (1934–1993) was an Indian architect
  • Pooja Gandhi, Kannada film actress
  • Shanta Gandhi (1917–2002), theatre director, and playwright
  • Virchand Gandhi (1864–1901), represented Jains at the first World Parliament of Religions in Chicago in 1893

See also


  1. ^ Kabir: कबीरा संगत साधु की, ज्यो गन्धी की बास । जो कुछ गन्धी दे नहीं, तो भी बास सुबास ॥
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