Congress President Rahul Gandhi's remarks on the Indian Security Forces practicing yoga on Friday invited criticism from politicians and netizens alike. Kiren Rijiju, the BJP member too criticized the Congress President.
The current Minister of State of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and Minister of State in the Ministry of Minority Affairs of India showed his dismal through his tweet:
"I have no words to condemn it. I just can't believe that someone can ridicule own Armed Forces! But then it's not new for Congress Party and Tukde-Tukde gang to insult, abuse and question our Armed Forces." he tweeted
In a post, Rahul Gandhi shared a picture of four security dogs of the Army Dog Unit following their human counterparts performing yoga, and called it 'New India':
The Congress president pointed out flaws in a picture that was circulated and appreciated by the masses. The visuals showed four army dogs practising yoga. Gandhi's distasteful tweet has been drawing sharp reactions from many netizens. "The only things you ever make are mistakes and more mistakes", "No Lesson Learnt", "Beautiful pictures but distasteful tweet" and "you really won't grow up, will you", read some of the comments.
Meanwhile Rijiju too actively participated in the yoga sessions at Najafgarh:
The International Yoga Day that found its roots in India on June 21, 2015, was celebrated on the day across the world. From China to France and even Saudi Arabia celebrated the occasion in a grand affair.