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Feroze Gandhi was a Parsi
Please read the following of his true parentage.
'Feroze Gandhi was born on September 12, 1912, in a Parsi family.
His mother was Ratimai and father Jehangir Faredoon.
Feroze Gandhi was born in Tehmulji Nariman Hospital situated in the fashionable Fort area of Bombay, a
city which had earned distinction for its Parsi community's characteristics. His parents lived in Nauroji Natakwala Bhawan in Khetwadi Mohalla, a locality of this metropolis.
Like other Parsi families, Gandhis had also migrated to Bombay from Gujarat and had settled down there permanently.
The mother of Feroze hailed from Surat and father from Barauch. Jehangir Faredoon was a simple religious minded man.
He entered service as a Marine Engineer in Kellick Nixon and was later promoted as a Warrant Engineer.
Jehangir Faredoon was the first in his country to hold such an office...' And,
'From the genealogy, we have the following information:
Jehangir Faredoon Gandhi
Banu Jahangir Gandhi
Feroze Jehangir Gandhi September 1912 September 08, 1960
Rajiv Feroze Gandhi August 20, 1944 May 21, 1991
Priyanka Rajiv Gandhi 1972
Rahul Rajiv Gandhi 1971
Sanjay Feroze Gandhi December 14, 1946 June 23, 1980
Varuna Sanjay Gandhi
Thus Feroze's father was Jehangir and grandfather was Faredoon.
These are pre-Islamic Iranian names, respectively meaning victor, conqueror of the world and a famous king in Iran, all common Parsi names.' And:
'As a child Indira Gandhi was torn between an orthodox mother (Kamala Nehru, who died of tuberculosis in 1936)
and a modern, English-speaking aunt (Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, who later served as India's high commissioner in London
and as the first president of the United Nations General Assembly).
Indira's marriage to Feroze Gandhi in 1942 was almost universally denigrated by orthodox Hindus,
primarily because it was an intercommunal 'love marriage,' not arranged by her parents. Her father, Jawaharlal, opposed the marriage on grounds that the couple were somewhat incompatible
because both possessed fiery tempers.
Publicly, however, both her father and Mohandas Gandhi strenuously defended the marriage,
with the Mahatma writing in the journal Harijan that :
'his [Feroze Gandhi's] only crime in their [orthodox Hindus'] estimation is that he happens to be a Parsi.'
This information is given by our old friend now in Australia Mr. Gustad Kadwa
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