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Published:  12:50 AM, 12 September 2018

Feroze Gandhi

Feroze Gandhi

Feroze Gandhi (born Feroze Jehangir Ghandy) was an Indian politician and journalist. He served as the publisher of The National Herald and The Navjivan newspapers from Lucknow. In 1942 he married Indira Nehru and they had two sons, Rajiv and Sanjay. 

Feroze Gandhi became a member of the provincial parliament (1950-1952), and later a member of the Lok Sabha, the Lower House of India's parliament. 

In 1930, the wing of Congress Freedom fighters, the Vanar Sena was formed. Feroze met Kamala Nehru and Indira among the women demonstrators picketing outside Ewing Christian College. 

The next day, he abandoned his studies in 1930 to join the Indian independence movement . He was born on 12 September 1912 in Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India  (now Mumbai, Maharashtra, India) .

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