Mumbai, July 22 : Several posters carrying the image of Congress president Rahul Gandhi hugging Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Lok Sabha have come up in Mumbai. The posters, which have been put by the Congress workers, also has a tagline that reads, “Nafrat se nahi, Pyar se jeetenge (we will win by love, not hatred).”
Rahul’s gesture was hailed by his party leaders as “Jaadu ki Jhappi (magical hug)” and Shiv Sena, NDA ally at the Centre and in Maharashtra equated the no-confidence motion, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the FIFA World Cup final and said Prime Minister Narendra Modi might have emerged victorious like France, but Congress chief Rahul Gandhi won many hearts like runners-up Croatia. The Sena had abstained from the debate on the no-trust motion and the voting.
— ANI (@ANI) July 22, 2018
Rahul garnered huge attention during the discussion on no-confidence motion on July 20 after he walked up to the Prime Minister and hugged him after concluding his fiery speech.
During his fiery rhetorical speech, Rahul attacked the Modi government and said, “I will take out this hatred out of you and turn it into love and turn it into love. I am the Congress. You taught me what it means to be a Hindustani, what it means to be a Hindu. It means to love somebody even if they attack you.”