In Pics: Priyanka Gandhi Gets Up Close and Personal on Facebook
Priyanka Gandhi has been digging into the archives and posting photographs on her Facebook page.
Priyanka Gandhi has been digging into the archives and posting photographs on her Facebook page. (Photo Courtesy: Facebook/@PriyankaGandhi.in)

In Pics: Priyanka Gandhi Gets Up Close and Personal on Facebook

(This article has been republished from The Quint’s archives on the occasion of Priyanka Gandhi’s 47th birthday. It was first published on 10 March 2016.)

The daughter of former PM Rajiv Gandhi and former Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi turns 46 today. Gandhi, who has been paparazzi’s favourite child, has several Facebook pages named after her. One of these pages have been posting rare, archival photos of her and the Gandhi family for months now.

On Gandhi’s birthday, The Quint has compiled some of the best photos of the lot.

Rare Photos of the Gandhi Family

Sonia Gandhi with husband and former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi.
Sonia Gandhi with husband and former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi.
(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/@PriyankaGandhi.in)
A rare photo of Sonia Gandhi with Indira Gandhi.
A rare photo of Sonia Gandhi with Indira Gandhi.
(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/@PriyankaGandhi.in)
A rare photo of the Gandhi family.
A rare photo of the Gandhi family.
(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/@PriyankaGandhi.in)
A rare photo of Rajiv Gandhi with Indira Gandhi.
A rare photo of Rajiv Gandhi with Indira Gandhi.
(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/@PriyankaGandhi.in)
A rare photo of Sonia Gandhi with Rajiv Gandhi.
A rare photo of Sonia Gandhi with Rajiv Gandhi.
(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/@PriyankaGandhi.in)

With Robert, Rehan and Maraya

Priyanka with her daughter Maraya.
Priyanka with her daughter Maraya.
(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/@PriyankaGandhi.in)
The  cover-photo of Priyanka’s Facebook page with her son Rehan.
The cover-photo of Priyanka’s Facebook page with her son Rehan.
(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/@PriyankaGandhi.in)
Wedding anniversary selfie with Robert Vadra.
Wedding anniversary selfie with Robert Vadra.
(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/@PriyankaGandhi.in)

From the Family Archives

Priyanka shared this intimate photograph with grandmother Indira Gandhi on 8 February.
Priyanka shared this intimate photograph with grandmother Indira Gandhi on 8 February.
(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/@PriyankaGandhi.in)
Family photo with father Rajiv Gandhi.
Family photo with father Rajiv Gandhi.
(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/@PriyankaGandhi.in)
Little Priyanka and Rahul seen here with Indira, Rajiv & Sonia Gandhi and estranged Sanjay & Maneka Gandhi.
Little Priyanka and Rahul seen here with Indira, Rajiv & Sonia Gandhi and estranged Sanjay & Maneka Gandhi.
(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/@PriyankaGandhi.in)
A much younger Priyanka.
A much younger Priyanka.
(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/@PriyankaGandhi.in)

With Brother Rahul

A childhood picture of Rahul & Priyanka.
A childhood picture of Rahul & Priyanka.
(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/@PriyankaGandhi.in)

Priyanka’s Political Sojourn

Priyanka on the campaign trail.
Priyanka on the campaign trail.
(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/@PriyankaGandhi.in)
Priyanka Gandhi greeted by party workers on her birthday.
Priyanka Gandhi greeted by party workers on her birthday.
(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/@PriyankaGandhi.in)
Priyanka posted this mother-daughter photograph on Sonia Gandhi’s birthday.
Priyanka posted this mother-daughter photograph on Sonia Gandhi’s birthday.
(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/@PriyankaGandhi.in)

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