Political families of India

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This is a partial listing of prominent political families of India.

However Royal families (who inherit their position automatically) are not included, unless certain later descendants have played political roles in a republican structure.

Nehru-Gandhi Dynasty[edit]

Note: The Gandhi surname comes from Feroze Gandhi, the husband of Indira, and is not related to Mahatma Gandhi. See main article The Nehru–Gandhi family

Kerala[edit]

West Bengal[edit]

Andhra Pradesh[edit]

Bihar[edit]

Tamil Nadu[edit]

Punjab[edit]

Maharashtra[edit]

Uttar Pradesh[edit]

Rajasthan[edit]

Haryana[edit]

Odisha[edit]

Gujarat[edit]

Karnataka[edit]

The GOWDA family

  • H. D. Deve Gowda (Haradanahalli Doddegowda Deve Gowda), ex Prime Minister of India
    • H. D. Kumaraswamy (Hardanahalli Deve Gowda Kumaraswamy), ex Chief Minister of Karnataka. son of H D Devagowda
    • H D Revanna (Hardanahalli Deve Gowda Revanna), ex PWD minister Gov. of Karnataka. son of H D Devagowda
  • S. M. Krishna, Union cabinet minister (External affairs), ex[Chief Minister of Karnataka]

Madhya Pradesh[edit]

The Scindia Family (former Maharajas) (mother-son and daughters-grandsons)

Jammu and Kashmir[edit]

The Abdullah Family

The Shah Family

The Sayeed Family

Pondicherry[edit]

The Reddiar Family

The Farook family

  • M. O. H. Farook (Ex-Chief Minister of Pondicherry) (Father)
    • M. O. H. F. Shahjahan (Former Education Minister of Pondicherry) (Son)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vembu, Venky (June 30, 2012). "Kalam not being truthful on Sonia-as-PM episode, says Swamy". firstpost.com. Retrieved 29 April 2014.