How Nehru family acquired the sir name "Gandhi"Mrs. Indira Gandhi was the only daughter of Late Jawahar Lal Nehru married Feroze Jehangir Ghandy in March 1942. Feroze Jehangir Ghandy was born to a Parsi family his father was , Jehangir Faredoon Ghandy and the mother Ratima.
As per the reports published in Wikipedia , Feroze Jehangir Ghandy was inspired by freedom movement of Mahatma Gandhi and changed the spelling of his surname from "Ghandy" to "Gandhi". In the year 1933, Mr. Feroze Jehangir Ghandy put forth the marriage proposal to Indira Priyadarshini which was rejected by her as well as by Kamala Nehru. Later Indira and Feroz became closer in England and finlly marriage took place in the year 1942.
The name correction by Mr. Feroz Ghandy accredited the sir name of Gandhi to Indira Gandhi, Rajeev Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, Sanjay Gandhi, Maneka Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi and Varun Gandhi.