Unlike Modi, I am human, can err, says Rahul Gandhi

Deccan Chronicle with agency inputs

Nation, Politics

The mistake was corrected later. In the meantime saffornite handles started pointing out errors in his tweet.

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi (Photo: Twitter | @INCIndia)

New Delhi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that “unlike Narendrabhai” he was human and could err. 

Mr Gandhi tweeted “For all my BJP friends: unlike Narendrabhai, I am human. We do make the odd mistake and that’s what makes life interesting. Thanks for pointing it out and please do keep it coming, it really helps me improve. Love you all.” On Tuesday Mr Gandhi had tweeted about figures relating to price rise that had some factual inaccuracies. The mistake was corrected later. In the meantime saffornite handles started pointing out errors in his tweet.

Continuing his attack, Mr Gandhi on Wednesday questioned Mr Modi over malnutrition in Gujarat. He tweeted, “Thirty-nine per cent of children suffering from malnutrition. Thirty-three out of every 1,000 infants die. Rising cost of treatment amid severe shortage of doctors. Is this example of your healthcare management?”

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