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'Showing up is half the battle,' Rahul Gandhi takes a dig at PM's first PC

In his opening remarks during the presser, Modi asserted the BJP will come back to power with a full majority on its own, but refused to take any questions, citing party discipline

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Rahul Gandhi
Photo: Congress President Rahul Gandhi during an election rally | PTI

The on Friday mocked Prime Minister for not taking any questions in his first appearance at a press conference, with party president saying "showing up is half the battle."

The charge against Modi and was led by Gandhi after the PM showed up on the dais for a scheduled press conference by the BJP chief, who gave a report card on the performance of the NDA government as well as party's extensive electioneering.

"Congratulations Modi Ji. Excellent Press Conference! Showing up is half the battle. Next time Mr Shah may even allow you to answer a couple of questions.

Well done," Gandhi tweeted.

First Published: Fri, May 17 2019. 19:56 IST