On 2nd Occtober, Congressmen were celebrating Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday by spending nights at the house of a Dalit villagers in their constituencies. What these congressmen did? Read for yourself.
Sriprakash Jaiswal, Kanpur MP and a minister of state, had fans running on generators as he slept on a hired foam mattress.
Kamal Kishore, Lok Sabha member from Bahraich, gorged on chicken.
Moradabad MP Mohammad Azharuddin ate in solitary splendour from a disposable plate.
“Villagers complained that one celebrity Congress MP, former Indian cricket captain Mohammed Azharuddin, snubbed his hosts by rejecting their food and refused to shake hands with the Dalit village elder.
Witnesses said when the elder of Khadar village approached him to offer him a poori – a deep-fried chapati – the celebrated former batsman refused to allow him near while his supporters jostled him away.”
Faizabad MP Nirmal Khatri’s food was prepared by a hired cook.
Only a few — such as Jiten Prasada, MP from Dhaurahra — emulated Rahul by eating what they were offered and sleeping on a cot.