Rahul Gandhi is the Congress General Secretary of the Indian National Congress.
He is also a Member of Parliament representing the Amethi constituency.
Rahul Gandhi was born on 19 June 1970 in Delhi, the first amongst 2 children of Rajiv Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India and Sonia Gandhi, the present Congress President.
Rahul Gandhi comes from a politically influential family
His grandmother was former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and his great-grandfather was Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first Prime Minister.
Due to security concerns, Gandhi constantly had to shift schools in his youth.
He studied abroad under a pseudonym, his identity being known only to a select few including university officials and security agencies.
He attended Modern School, New Delhi before entering the The Doon School.