Shocking Google Search – “Italian Bar Dancer” Shows Sonia Gandhi In Top 10 Featured Snippets!

“Italian Bar Dancer” Google Search Results Shows Sonia Gandhi

Sonia Gandhi

Just a couple of days ago, Arnab Goswami, co-founder of Republic TV, was attacked by goons who were allegedly claimed to be carried out by Congress goons. Following this incident, certain hashtags like:

 #BarDancer, #SoniaGoonsAttackArnab, #RaGaKMKB, and #AntoniaMaino started trending on social media platforms namely Twitter. 

However, quite amusingly a basic google search of Italian Bar Dancer or #bardancer in India shows the picture of Sonia Gandhi at the top of the search page result which further opens up the Wikipedia page of Sonia Gandhi. 

the featured snippet of a basic google search Italy bar dancer shows Sonia Gandhi in the top 10 results of Google Search.

Approximately similar search results are collected by searching Bar Girl In India on Google. 

Let’s find out the credibility of these searches in this article. 

Sonia Gandhi- A Public Figure

Sonia Gandhi is the former president of the Indian National Congress which has governed India for a long period of time post Independence. 

She started her political career in 1984 after the demise of her mother-in-law and was elected over Jitendra Prasad as the president of the Indian National Congress in 1997 after the demise of her husband.

Sonia Gandhi is an Italian-origin girl. She was working as a bar attender in the Varsity rooftop bar where she met her late husband Rajiv Gandhi in the mid-1960s, who was enrolled for an engineering degree at Trinity College, the University of Cambridge during that time. Sonia Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi later got married in 1968 and settled here in India and have two children, Rahul Gandhi, and Priyanka Gandhi. 

Sonia Gandhi- Not a Bar Dancer

Sonia Gandhi


The images which showcase Sonia as a bar dancer upon searching “Italian Bar Dancer” or “Bar Dancer in India” on google are basically morphed using photoshop or other related applications. Some even have faced swapped with other Hollywood actresses like Marlyn Monroe and Reese Witherspoon. 

Sonia, on the other hand, was a bar attendee and not a bar dancer, and this bar was the very place where she met Rajiv Gandhi in the mid-1960s. 

This rubbishes the claims of Sonia Gandhi as a Bar Dancer. 

Why Does Google Show Sonia Gandhi Upon Searching “ Italian Bar Dancer” 

Not long ago did we hear about a similar incident in 2018 where US President Donald Trump was showed as the top results whenever someone searched ‘Idiot’ on Google search tab. This irked Trump and demanded an explanation from the Google CEO, Sundar Pichai. 

Sonia Gandhi
Sonia Gandhi in Bar Dancer Google search

In his statement, Pichai stated that- 

“ Any time you type in a keyword, as Google we have gone out and crawled and stored copies of billions of [websites’] pages in our index. And we take the keyword and match it against their pages and rank them based on over 200 signals — things like relevance, freshness, popularity, how other people are using it. And based on that, at any given time, we try to rank and find the best search results for that query.”

This also sums up the reason for showing Sonia Gandhi as its result upon searching “ Italian Bar Dancer” on the Google platform. The outspread of fake news has made Sonia top the search results of the phrase “Italian Bar Dancer” and has not been fixed yet by the Google team. 

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What Is The Real Name Of Sonia Gandhi?

Sonia is an Italian Origin and was born on December 9, 1946, at Lusiana Conco, Italy. Her birth name is Edvige Antonia Albina Maino which she later changed to Sonia Gandhi upon marrying Rajiv Gandhi.

Sonia Gandhi’s home residence in India?

Sonia lives in 10 Janpath, New Delhi, India after her marriage to the late Rajiv Gandhi before which she used to live in  Italy.

Sonia Gandhi’s Relation to Mahatma Gandhi

Yes, Sonia Gandhi is related to Mahatma Gandhi after her marriage to the late Rajiv Gandhi who belonged to the Nehru-Gandhi bloodline.

What Does Featured Snippet Mean In A Google Search?

Featured Snippets are short sections of text which appear on top of Google search results. These tend to clear the searcher’s query right away without the user clicking through any specific result. Featured snippets have content that is taken from web pages in Google’s index. They are not always very accurate. 

What Does Image Pack Mean In A Google Search?

Image Packs are specific Google results that Google thinks are valuable to the user and appear at the top of the search results. Clicking these image packs one is directed to the Google Images search. 

Read more about Featured Snippets and Image Pack.

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