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Last Updated: September 26, 2010  1,089 views

Varun Gandhi to marry a Bengali girl, Yamini Roy

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Varun Gandhi, an Indian politician and son of the late Sanjay Gandhi and Maneka Gandhi will marry Yamini Roy, a Bengali girl. Currently he is MP of Pilibhit Lok Sabha constituency and BJP national secretary. He is 30 years old. Her mother Maneka Gandhi said in press conference “Varun will get married with Yamini, who hails from Bengal, in 2010 itself. All members of the Gandhi family including Sonia Gandhi and Rahul will be invited to attend the marriage function,”. Maneka Gandhi, his mother, a MP from Aonla constituency. She is also an internationally recognized animal rights activist and environmentalist.

Varun is grandson of the ex-Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi. His father died in a plane crash when he was only three months old and his grandmother was assassinated when Varun was only four. He did his BSc in Economics from LSE via University of London External System in the year 2002. He also completed his MSc in public policy from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, in the year 2004 also through correspondence.

In the 2009 general elections, he got BJP ticket from the Pilibhit constituency. He won the seat by receiving 419,539 votes and defeated his nearest contending candidate, V.M. Singh, by a margin of 281,501 votes.

Yamini Roy Chowdhury

She is basically from Shanti Niketan, West Bengal. He is a Graduate from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi. She has also done a Fashion Design Course from University of France. Currently she is living in Delhi and in touch with Varun Gandhi from last five years.