Rajendra Vadra, father-in-law of Priyanka Gandhi, was found hanging dead from a ceiling fan with an ironing cord around his neck by a room attendant at around 9.30 am in City Inn, where he had been staying for the last fortnight.
Rajendra was rushed to the Safdarjung Hospital and declared brought dead by the doctors. The authorities suspect that Rajendra committed suicide.
Acoording to reports, Rajendra and his son Robert Vadra, husband of Priyanka Gandhi, were not seeing eye to eye. Rajendra aged around sixty years had been living alone for sometime.
Rajendra’s dead body was cremated at the Lodhi Road Crematorium on Friday afternoon in the presence of Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka and his son Robert, along with other family members and friends.