Khushi Bali, New Delhi
Who does not know about Rahul and Sonia Gandhi? They are well known Political Leaders of a well known Political Party. But do know that Congress President, Sonia Gandhi skipped an important event whereas Rahul Gandhi is abroad.
What did they skip?
Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi skipped Congress’ 136th Foundation Day event. Randeep Sujerwal, who is a Congress Political Leader, has mentioned that Rahul Gandhi is currently abroad and will remain there for a few days. He also mentioned that he is on a short personal trip. One leader of Congress Party told that ‘Rahul Gandhi has gone to Milan in Italy aboard a Qatar Airways flight to see his Grandmother.
He will come back in a short while.’ However, AICC general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and some more senior leaders and secretaries were present in the event. People are assuming that both Sonia and Rahul Gandhi are trying to escape from public events. Some sources said that Sonia Gandhi couldn’t attend the event because of health issues.
Reactions and speculations made by BJP
As soon as the news aired that Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi didn’t attend the 136th Foundation Day event of their own party, members or leaders of Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) has started targeting Rahul Gandhi and his party. Union Minister and BJP leader Giriraj Singh tweeted that “Rahul Gandhi’s holiday in India has ended and he has gone back to Italy.” Not only Giriraj Singh but Madhya Pradesh’s CM, Shivraj Singh Chouhan has also tweeted for the same. He wrote Rahul may have gone “partying” in Hindi.
Read the tweet here:
क्यों नहीं है? पार्टी मनाने ही तो गये होंगे…
— Shivraj Singh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) December 28, 2020
Various people are asking how come Rahul left to see his ailing relative just a day before 136th foundation day of Congress party. He could have waited for a day.