Priyadarshini Raje Scindia
|Priyadarshini Raje Scindia|
Priyadarshini Raje Scindia in 2012
|titular Maharani of Gwalior|
|Preceded by||Madhavi Raje Scindia|
|Born||Priyadarshini Raje Gaekwad
1975 (age 41–42)
|Spouse(s)||Jyotiraditya Scindia (married 1994–present)|
|Alma mater||Sophia College, Mumbai|
Priyadarshini Raje Scindia (née Gaekwad (गायकवाड), born in 1975) is the wife of Jyotiraditya Scindia titular Maharaja of Gwalior and Member of Parliament for Guna then a member of the Indian National Congress party and was the Union Minister of Power (Independent Charge).
Scindia was born in 1975. Her father, Kumar Sangramsingh Gaekwad, was the eighth child and third son of Pratap Singh Gaekwad, the last ruler of Baroda State, who ruled until 1947 and was deposed as titular ruler by the Government of India in 1951. Her mother, Asharaje Gaekwad, is a lineal descendant of the Rana dynasty of hereditary, feudal, prime ministers of Nepal. She attended Mumbai's Fort Convent School and later Sophia College. In December 1994, she married Jyotiraditya Scindia, a junior minister in the Indian government and member of parliament from Madhya Pradesh. The couple have one son and one daughter.
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