Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, it appears, could not handle the positive feedback coming his way over the last two weeks for having made a 'solid comeback' and had to give social media a reason to troll him.
From #RGforNetNeutrality to #RGCornersGovt, the Gandhi scion has been having his social media moments ever since he got back from his sabbatical, but today, when he visited the Nepal Embassy he managed to get on to the wrong side of Twitter when people starting tweeting with the hastag#PappuCantWriteSaala.
This, after he was captured on news channels reproducing a note from a cellphone on to the visitor's book at the Nepal Embassy where he wrote a message for the victims of the deadly earthquake.
While there should be no reason to question Rahul's intention at the embassy, and he could well have been copying from a note he had earlier typed on his cellphone, he could have been more cautious given that he is always hounded by the camera. Any slip up by him is fodder for social media trolls.
Here's his message: "Over the last week the world has watched in horror as the true scale of the tragedy in Nepal unfolded before us. Some wounds will never heal, but as Nepal begins the hard task of rebuilding each broken life and broken buildings, the people of India stand with you in strength and solidarity. In the years to come we will see a stronger, more prosperous, even beautiful Nepal whose unconquerable spirit will rise above the present despair and inspire the world."
And here's how Twitter is discussing Rahul's Nepal embassy moment:
— Tofik Shaikh (@Tofik_Shaikh_) May 1, 2015
— Vijay Singh (@RW_HITMAN) May 1, 2015
For 1 week, we have been assaulted with claims how Rahul has finally come of age.No one mentioned that the age is 5yrs #PappuCantWriteSaala
— IndiaSpeaks (@IndiaSpeaksPR) May 1, 2015
— LoudMouth (@assessmental) May 1, 2015
— VerseCannon (@VerseCannon) May 1, 2015