Rahul Gandhi back from sabbatical, trends on Twitter

Netizens greet him with hilarious tweets and facebook posts

GN Bureau | April 16, 2015


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Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday returned from his 56-day ‘sabbatical’.

He was on an unexplained leave amid speculations about his possible elevation as party president. His mysterious absence led to a lot of debate, as many questioned his commitment to lead the party out of its worst phase – the Congress had a major debacle in the Lok Sabha elections last year and subsequent assembly elections.

READ: From Rahul Gandhi’s reflection to enlightenment of Congress

His “sabbatical” – though it is not yet clear where exactly he was during these 56 days – came at the crucial juncture of the budget session of parliament.

Now that the Congress leader in back, #RahulReturns was the top among all twitter trends.

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