Today in the Lok Sabha a interesting incident happened, A video clip showing Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi apparently dozing off momentarily in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday when the congress party was demanding discussion on anti-Dalit violence in Gujarat. The video clip showing rahul resting his head on his right hand with eyes apparently closing. This video went viral on the social media.
Congress Party tried to stall the Parliament demanding discussion on Gujarat Dalit assault issue. BJP government agreed and started Home Minister Rajnath Singh is making a statement about the issue. When rahul gandhi shut-eye’s, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge and other Congress members were loudly protesting Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s response to the members’ queries on the violence on Dalits in Una, Gujarat.
Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury sought to give a clarification on the party Vice-President’s alleged nap, saying he was just “resting his eyes”. “(He) wasn’t sleeping. Can anyone sleep through that ruckus? We (MPs) just close our eyes for relief,” Chowdhury said.
WATCH: Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury’s clarification on Rahul Gandhi appearing to be dozing off in Lok Sabha.https://t.co/BdhqvGwG1U
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Union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister and BJP leader Thawar chand Gehlot commented on this issue, saying “We have been saying that they are not serious about issues related to Dalits and their welfare. They are raising this issue only to draw political mileage. And this episode proves this,”.