New Delhi: Congress vice president will miss part of the Budget session as he has taken leave of absence.
He has taken this decision to stay away from active politics for some time to reflect upon the party's humiliating defeats during recent elections and dwell on the future course of the party.
But it seems that there will be no break for Rahul Gandhi, at least not on Twitter. Twitteratis didn't left a single opportunity to target and crticise Rahul's decision of 'leave of absence' from the party to 'reflect and introspect'.
While sources close to Mr. Gandhi admitted that there were differences within the leadership over the future course of action and the composition of the party organisation, they denied these differences were the provocation for the decision.
"Rahul Gandhi asks for some leave from Congress (reflection time.). Oh, I thought he was on long leave already ....", tweeted senior journalist Barkha Dutt.
#RahulOnLeave hashtag is already gone viral and common people are tweeting about Rahul's sudden leave.
Read some tweets given below...
Bobby Ghosh @ghoshworld- Maybe that #RahulOnLeave thing is actually an old announcement, from 2010? That would certainly explain a lot of his behavior since then.
Sadhavi Khosla Dalal @sadhavi- I thought, RaGa was already on a Sabbatical after 16 May. Isn't it?#RahulOnLeave
Meena @meenabg- #RahulOnLeave to watch all episodes of Chota Bheem
Rohan @mojorojo- I'm glad Rahul Gandhi's finally gone on holiday. I'm sure his brain got tired of holidaying alone this whole time
Spin-detector @bwoyblunder- Rahul Gandhi is upset that Rahul Gandhi has asked for leave of absence from Rahul Gandhi to reflect on Rahul Gandhi's failures
IndiaSpeaks @IndiaSpeaksPR- The 'Rahul Gandhi on leave to reflect on recent events' makes an extremely generous assumption that he is actually aware of recent events
Madhavan Narayanan @madversity- Rahul Gandhi is taking leave from Congress party. This is not what we want to do during annual appraisal time.
rama lakshmi @RamaNewDelhi- Rahul Gandhi tells his mother Sonia Gandhi he is going on leave. This leave comes after a long leave that he has been on for years #theekhai
The Congress has been performing badly at the hustings, which started with the Lok Sabha elections last year and continued in the assembly elections in various states including Delhi recently.
The debacle in Delhi, where Congress failed to get even one seat in the 70-member House, was more stunning as the party had ruled the state for 15 years till December 2013.