Women MPs in 15th Lok Sabha: Sonia Gandhi

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Name: Sonia Gandhi

Constituency: Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh)

Party: Indian National Congress

Terms in Parliament: 13-15th parliament

Age: 62

 Contact Information: 10, Janpath, New Delhi.Tele. (O) : 23034984, 23034285, (R) : 23014161, 23014481, E-Mail: soniagandhi@sansad.nic.in

 Sonia Gandhi’s role in Indian politics began after the assassination of her mother-in-law and her husband’s election as Prime Minister. Forced to play a major role in politics after death of husband Rajiv Gandhi, Ms. Gandhi is responsible for reviving the battered Congress, and establishing it as a powerful party.In the 2004 general elections, she won by a large margin in the Rae Bareli constituency. Following the defeat of the BJP led NDA alliance, she rejected the the leadership of the Congress Parliamentry Party, and hence the post of the Prime minister.

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