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WATCH | Rahul Gandhi Passed Chits, Needs Intervention To Answer Questions

Written By Abhishek Nair | Mumbai | Published:

Hack:

  • Rahul Gandhi addressed a news conference in Ahmedabad on Tuesday
  • The Congress President seemed uncomfortable, nervous, jittery during while answering questions posed to him
  • He also was passed chits by Ashok Ghelot who was seated next to him. On several occasions, he was also prompted and required assistance from his deputies seated on either side

Rahul Gandhi addressed a news conference in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. Republic TV reporters were not allowed during this for which Congress has not yet provided a reason.

While he took the attack to the BJP during his briefing, the Congress President seemed uncomfortable, nervous and jittery while answering questions subsequently posed to him. Over the course of the 30-minutes-long conference, Rahul Gandhi ‘ducked’ several questions too, especially those regarding the Patidar quota and the Pakistan-Congress meeting.

READ | Arnab poses Six Questions to Rahul Gandhi after his news conference.

However, the most interesting aspect of the conference was how, on three occasions, Rahul Gandhi required outside intervention to help bail him out when asked tricky questions. Twice, his party-mates had to answer on his behalf, and on another occasion, Ashok Gehlot, sitting beside him even slipped notes to him on the table. Finally, Rahul Gandhi twice tried to get up in an attempt during the Q&A in an attempt to end the press conference, finally succeeding at the third attempt. Watch these moments from Rahul Gandhi's press conference in the video above.

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