Feroze Gandhi

Feroze Gandhi (born Feroze Jehangir Ghandy;[3] 12 September 1912 – 8 September 1960) was an Indian freedom fighter, politician and journalist.

Feroze Gandhi
Gandhi before 1950
Member of the Indian Parliament
for Pratapgarh District (west)-Rae Bareli District (east)[1]
In office
17 April 1952  4 April 1957
Member of the Indian Parliament
for Rae Bareli[2]
In office
5 May 1957  8 September 1960
Succeeded byBaij Nath Kureel
Personal details
Born
Feroze Jehangir Ghandy

(1912-09-12)12 September 1912
Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India
(now Mumbai, Maharashtra, India)
Died8 September 1960(1960-09-08) (aged 47)
New Delhi, India
Cause of deathHeart attack
Resting placeParsi cemetery, Allahabad
Political partyIndian National Congress
Spouse(s)
(m. 1942)
RelationsSee Nehru–Gandhi family
Children
Alma materEwing Christian College

Gandhi 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.

Gandhi's wife, Indira Nehru (daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India), and their elder son Rajiv were both prime ministers of India.[4]


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