Business Standard

The rise of Rahul Gandhi: Consistency of courage, hard work for over a year

According to sources in Twitter, the use of #pappu is currently lowest in the last five years, and is at times even lower than #fenku

Rahul Gandhi, Manmohan Singh
Premium

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with Congress President Rahul Gandhi at the 134th Congress Foundation Day on December 28 | Photo: PTI

Archis Mohan New Delhi
As he lent a hand to former prime minister Manmohan Singh cut a cake at the party’s national headquarters here on Friday to celebrate its 133rd foundation day, Congress president Rahul Gandhi remarked how his job as party chief was increasingly to distribute the cake equally because sometimes people tended to run away with the whole cake. There were laughs all around, but few had any doubt the message their 47-year-old boss was sending out – he might allow seniors in the party to arm-twist him now and then, but would not spare the whip if pushed into a corner.

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: Dec 30 2018 | 9:35 PM IST

Explore News

To read the full story, subscribe to BS Premium now, at just Rs 249/ month.

Key stories on business-standard.com are available only to BS Premium subscribers.

Register to read more on Business-Standard.com