Rahul Gandhi visits Aiims in Delhi, meets professor on hunger strike against 'lack of infrastructure'


New Delhi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday night visited the Aiims where he met the assistant professor of GB Pant Engineering College who has been on an indefinite hunger strike for the last two weeks.

Rahul Gandhi (left) meets professor. Image courtesy: @INCIndia/Twitter

Rahul Gandhi (left) meets assistant professor Joshil Abraham. Image courtesy: @INCIndia/Twitter

Joshil Abraham, who has been admitted to Aiims since 14 April night, has been fighting for "lack of infrastructure".

Gandhi turned up at Aiims at around 8 pm.

Congress' official account tweeted two pictures at around 10.24 pm in which Rahul Gandhi is seen having a conversation with the professor.

"Rahul Gandhi met Prof Joshil Abraham of GB Pant Engineering College who is on hunger strike against corruption & lack of infra for students," the tweet read.


"Rahulji said he will take up the issue as it was a legitimate demand and assured of a consecutive meeting if the issue is not solved," Abraham told PTI.


Published Date: Apr 20, 2017 09:12 am | Updated Date: Apr 20, 2017 09:12 am



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