Sanjay who was the more youthful child of Indira Gandhi and Feroze Gandhi was conceived in New Delhi. He did his tutoring at the Welham Boy's school and afterwards at the Doon school, Dehradun. He never set off for higher studies, but took up his passion, automotive engineering as his career and took training with Rolls-Royce in England for three years.
He was additionally constructing his profession as a carrier pilot. Sanjay married Maneka Anand who was 10 years younger to him, in the year 1974 in New Delhi. They have a son Varun Gandhi who represents the Bharatiya Janata Party in Lok Sabha now.
Sanjay was also associated with the Jama Masjid beautification and a compulsory sterilization program to limit the growth of population in the country in September 1976. He was also an esteemed advisor to Indira Gandhi when she was the prime minister. Even he held no office still he was considered to exercise a lot of power in the appointment and resignation of cabinet ministers.