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Unlike PM Modi, I can err, says Rahul Gandhi

DNDEL12586 | 12/7/2017 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :173 | Politics & Governance


New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that “unlike Narendrabhai” he was human and could err, as he thanked his “BJP friends” for pointing out wrong figures in one of his tweets.
The Congress vice-president had put out a tweet on Tuesday carrying erroneous percentages to depict a rise in the prices of essential commodities in a graphic and asked the Prime Minister whether his government was “for the rich”.
“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,” he tweeted.
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