Rajiv Gandhi Jayanti(Sadbhavna Divas) Date-About Rajiv Gandhi-Birth Day of Rajiv Gandhi

Rajiv Gandhi Jayanti is birth Anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi.Rajiv Gandhi Jayanti is known as Sadbhavna Divas.It celebrated 20 August Every Year.Rajiv Gandhi was the sixth Prime Minister of India (1984–1989). He took office after his mother’s assassination on 31 October 1984.Here is Some Information about Rajiv Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi Jayanti.

"India is an old country, but a young nation; and like the young everywhere, we are impatient. I am young and I too have a dream. I dream of an India, strong, independent, self-reliant and in the forefront of the front ranks of the nations of the world in the service of mankind."- Rajiv Gandhi

Rajiv Gandhi, India's sixth prime minister and general secretary of the Congress.


Some Fact About Rajiv Gndhi

Birth Date: August 20, 1944
Born in: Mumbai
Passed Away: 21 May 1991
Family: Nehru-Gandhi family
Grand Father : Javaharlal Nehru
Father: Firoz Gandhi
Mother : Indira Gandhi
Spouse: Soniya Gandi Gandhi
Brother: Sanjay Gandhi
Children: Rahul, Priyanka
Profession before joining politics: Pilot
Important positions held: 1984 to 1989 Prime Minister of India
Education: Trinity College,Cambridge,Imperial College London,University of Cambridge,The Doon School
Awards & Achievements: In 1991 he was awarded Bharat Ratna posthumously, India’s highest civilian award.
Died:May 21, 1991,Sriperumbudur, India

More Information about Rajiv Gandhi

Rajiv Gandhi Son of Firoz Gandhi and Indira Gandhi. He became the seventh Prime Minister of India in 1984 after the assassination of his mother. Mr Gandhi had studied at Cambridge University and met wife Sonia there. After brother Sanjay's death in 1980, he got introduced to the political spectrum by Indira Gandhi.Since childhood Rajiv was modest and attractive. His composure of taciturnity added graceful solemnity to his character. As a pilot of Indian Airlines, Rajiv had kept himself aloof from the thorny path of politics. His tender personality was rather unsuitable in Indian Politics.

Entry into politics

After the death of his brother Sanjay, the senior members of the Indian National Congress party approached Rajiv Gandhi, in order to persuade him joining politics. But, Rajiv was reluctant about joining and said "no" to them. His wife, Sonia Gandhi, also stood by Rajiv's stand of not entering into politics. But after constant request from his mother Indira Gandhi, he decided to contest. His entry was criticized by many in the press, public and opposition political parties. They saw the entry of Nehru-Gandhi scion into politics as a forced-hereditary-participation. Within a few months of his election as a Member of Parliament, Rajiv Gandhi acquired significant party influence and became an important political advisor to his mother. He was also elected as the general secretary of the All-India Congress Committee and subsequently became the president of the Youth Congress.


During his tenure, he attempted to eliminate the corrupt within the party.
He made efforts to help the physically disabled by giving employment.

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