7 He is Grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, Gopalkrishna was born on April 22, 1945 to Devdas Gandhi and C Rajagopalachari’s daughter Lakshmi.
6 He Completed his Masters in English literature from St. Stephens College.
5 Gandhi served as an IAS officer from 1968 till 1992 when he voluntarily retired from service.
4 He has been the secretary to the Vice-President from 1985 to 1987, joint secretary to President from 1987 to 1992 and secretary to President in 1997.
3 He served as the Minister (culture) in the High Commission of India, UK, and as the director of the Nehru Centre in London.
2 Gopalkrishna Gandhi served as the governor of West Bengal from 2004 to 2009.
1 He was also appointed High Commissioner of India to South Africa and Lesotho in 1996 and Sri Lanka in 2000.