After targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government during a debate on no-confidence motion, Congress president Rahul Gandhi gave a warm hug to the PM. The historic moment caught everybody’s attention and reactions started pouring in on social media. There were some people who made fun of Rahul whereas others were impressed with his move. The Internet is a wonderful place where even the silliest thing can’t get unnoticed. Thus, this ‘historic hug’ invited many memes on social media. Also Read - Coronavirus: Total Positive Cases Climb to 1024, Death Toll Reaches 27, State Borders Sealed | Top Points
Rahul didn’t mince his words and gave a fiery speech. He concluded it saying, “I have not an iota of hatred or hard feelings against you. You hate me, I maybe ‘Pappu’ for you. But I love you and respect you because I am the Congress”. After hugging the PM, he went to his place and even winked. All his actions were caught on the camera. Also Read - 'Stand Together With Govt But Sudden Lockdown Created Immense Panic', Rahul Gandhi Writes to PM
Here’s how Twitterati reacted to this ‘historic hug’ Also Read - ‘Shameful to Treat Indian Citizens Like This,’ Says Rahul Gandhi on Exodus of Migrants Due to Lockdown
The Internet has also compared them to Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan.
However, the Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan stated that Rahul’s gesture has lowered decorum of the House. She said, “The Prime Minister was sitting in the House in his capacity as the PM and not as Narendra Modi. We should keep this in mind before making any move or gesture.”