Nation Current Affairs 29 Dec 2018 Notwithstanding film ...

Notwithstanding film row, Rahul Gandhi, Dr Manmohan Singh display warmth

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Dec 29, 2018, 1:49 am IST
Updated Dec 29, 2018, 1:49 am IST
Other leaders like Motilal Vohra and Ahmed Patel were seated next to the Congress chief.
Manmohan Singh and Rahul Gandhi cut cake on Congress’ 134th Foundation Day.
 Manmohan Singh and Rahul Gandhi cut cake on Congress’ 134th Foundation Day.

New Delhi: Amid buzz over a biopic that appears to highlight a rift within the Congress during the Dr Manmohan Singh years, the former Prime Minister and Congress president Rahul Gandhi cut a cake together to mark 134 years of the grand old party. 

The image of the joint cake-cutting caught the attention of social media, which has seen a huge buzz over the trailer release of the Manmohan Singh film The Accidental Prime Minister. Mr Gandhi was seen cutting a slice of the dark chocolate cake and serving it to Dr Singh on a plate. Other leaders like Motilal Vohra and Ahmed Patel were seated next to the Congress chief.

 

The occasion was the birthday of senior lea-der and former defence minister A.K. Antony. When former PM Dr Manmohan Singh was asked about the film the film by a news agency, he replied, “I have no comments to make.” 

Earlier several leaders were up in arms when the movie was released. The film portrayed eme-rgency years and was loosely based on the cha-racter of former PM Ind-ira Gandhi. It also portrayed the late Congress leader Sanjay Gandhi. 

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