Lies and Forgery :
Open Letter to Trinity College ,
With due respect we wish to bring forward to
your kind attention about a candidate name Mr.Rahul Gandhi ,running for
Parliamentary Elections in India who claims to have done MPhil[Development
Economics] from Trinity College , Cambridge University
. Earlier he was projected by his party and the Indian
media as , Masters in Economics from Harvard University (
Appendix 1 ) . According to Harvard University records , though he
studied at Harvard ,didn't completed his Program .
After public protests and an open letter to Harvard University President ,highlighting
gross abuse of University name the Indian media stopped
reporting this lie .
In his affidavit http://upgov.nic.in/election/Affidavits/21/RahulGandhi/RahulGandhi.HTML
to Election Commission of India ,Mr.Rahul Gandhi stated that he is
MPhil[Development Economics] Trinity College , Cambridge University . http://upgov.nic.in/election/Affidavits/21/RahulGandhi/RahulGandhi_SC4.jpg
Interesting observations in the Affidavit
His qualification in affidavit jumped from Senior secondary
to M.Phil. bypassing BA and MA. It surprised many in India because we
never never seen people write like this - Senior Secondary - M.phil
Nowhere in the world it is possible to do M.Phil.(Master of Philosophy) after
senior secondary school. In UK, in some colleges it is possible to do M.Phil
after B.A. (honours) with good ranks. Normally, most UK colleges/universities
offer M.Phil. after MA/MSc degree. From affidavit, it looks completely forge
We learnt from numerous sources that he didn't completed
his degree . Indians regard Cambridge
University as a Sacred Temple of
Education and fountain of Knowledge , many students from this esteemed
University contributed to the development of India and have occupied high
positions . India is a largest Democracy in the world , unscrupulous persons who
couldn't able to complete their degree are using "Cambridge" as a
Marketing tool to appeal to Voters in the run for Public
office , by doing so they are not only doing a great disservice to the
Society but also lowering the dignity and respect of Cambridge
This is not the first time such lies are spread to Indian
Public , please allow me to quote 2 instances .
We request you to check the records of Mr.Rahul Gandhi and
issue a statement as early as possible in the interest of public .
GCCI (Group of Concerned Citizens of India)
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
K.Manoj , Md.Saber Khan , D.Sangeeta Sharma , Raja Franklin
, K,Harshvardhan , YMKVV. Prasad , I.Suraj Bhan , Omkar Verma .
Here are some instances in the Indian Media and also
prestigious News Agency AFP .
NEWS AGENCY : AFP is reporting
"Rahul Gandhi, a Harvard University graduate
who used to work for a computer firm in London, bears a striking resemblance to
his father, who was slain by Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger rebels in 1991. "
Source : http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/76523/1/.html
Times Of India
Source : http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/msid-576319,curpg-2.cms
Education : Studied at St Columba's, Delhi; History honours
at St Stephens. Did not have
the requisite marks for the course, but was given admission
in the sports quota for shooting, amid accusations of using the Gandhi name. Masters
in Economics from Harvard, Development Economics at Trinity College
Cambridge, also did an engineering design course in software.
He is a Masters in Economics from Harvard and has
studied Development Economics at Trinity College Cambridge, with an engineering
design course in software also in his kitty. He gave up his career abroad to
help his mother Sonia Gandhi at home and in India,he has his own consultancy
firm in Gurgaon besides being involved with an NGO
Pratham which focuses on primary education for children.
Source : http://www.hindustantimes.com/news/5983_633597,004300140007.htm
Source : http://sify.com/news/politics/fullstory.php?id=13436933
The Harvard-educated Rahul currently owns a computer
consultancy firm in New Delhi. His candidacy, ironically, runs counter to a
ruling by his mother that two members of the same family should not be given
tickets to the same election! In any case, the Congress hopes that the 'politics
of pedigree' will see them through. However, it must be said that Rahul does not
enjoy the advantages that his father and grandmother had when they entered the
Monday March 22, 2004
The 33-year-old, who studied at Harvard and has
worked for an investment bank in London will
stand for election in the north Indian constituency of Amethi. The seat was held
by his father, Rajiv, assassinated in 1989, and is currently held by Rahul's
mother, the Italian-born Sonia, who leads the opposition Congress party.
Source : http://www.guardian.co.uk/india/story/0,12559,1174872,00.html
Monday March 22, 2004
What unique skill will the Harvard-educated Rahul
bring to the party – is a question that needs
to be answered, and answered fast
Source : http://www.rediff.com/election/2004/mar/22espec2.htm
1.Late Indian Prime Minister Mr.Rajive Gandhi claimed that
he was qualified Mechanical
Engineer from the Cambridge
University UK. Subsequent enquiry
with University officials revealed that "Mr. Gandhi was in residence as an
undergraduate at Cambridge for three years, from 1962 until 1965; his subject of
study was Mechanical Sciences. During his time here he did not pass any
University examinations, and so he left Cambridge without qualifying for a
degree " . His name was removed from the Children's Encyclopedia by The
World Book Inc. of Chicago . But it was too late , he was able to successfully
dupe the Indian Public .
2. Ms.Sonia Gandhi wife of Rajive Gandhi
has bluffed Indian Parliament in the Who”s Who wherein she states (p.
291) that she was educated in Cambridge University and received Diploma in
It was corrected after 5 years when a gentlemen pointed out this .