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Published:  02:13 AM, 12 September 2019

Feroze Gandhi

Feroze Gandhi

Feroze Gandhi (born Feroze Jehangir Ghandy ) was an Indian politician and journalist.He published the newspapers The National Herald and The Navjivan. He served as a member of the provincial parliament between 1950 and 1952, and later a member of the Lok Sabha, the Lower House of India's parliament. His wife Indira Nehru and elder son Rajiv were both Prime Ministers of India.

Born as Feroze Jehangir Ghandy to a Parsi family at the Tehmulji Narima hospital situated in Fort, Bombay; his parents, Jehangir Faredoon Ghandy and Ratimai (née Commissariat), lived in Nauroji Natakwala Bhawan in Khetwadi Mohalla in Bombay. Feroze met Kamala Nehru and Indira among the women demonstrators picketing outside Ewing Christian College. Kamala fainted with the heat of the sun and Feroze went to comfort her.

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