Rahul Gandhi Flies To Milan Days after Hitting The Streets In Support Of Farmer Protests

Rahul Gandhi Flies To Milan Days after Hitting The Streets In Support Of Farmer ProtestsCongress Chief Rahul Gandhi (@CNBCTV18Live/Twitter

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has reportedly flown off to Milan in Italy through a Qatar Airlines flight ahead of the New Year’s Eve, Republic reports.

Gandhi’s international trip comes merely a few days after he met President Ram Nath Kovind along with two different opposition delegations asking for the revocation of the three recently passed farm legislations.

Previously, the 50-year-old had missed the debates in the parliament over the agricultural laws along with Sonia Gandhi citing the latter’s health issues. The Gandhi scion along with his sister Priyanka Vadra had hit the streets in the national capital a some days ago, joining the ongoing farmers’ protests.

The ex-Amethi MP had called Prime Minister Narendra Modi “an incompetent man” back then and even quipped, “Democracy…. which country are you talking about? There is no democracy in India. It is in your imagination but not in reality.

Soon after the news broke, keywords like Italy and Milan became of the the top trends on twitter. Some social media users also used this opportunity to mock Rahul Gandhi.

A few days ago it was reported that the Congress had asserted Rahul Gandhi to be the right person to lead the party amid a string of dissent by senior leaders demanding an organisational overhaul of the party.