New Delhi: Shortly after Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi took “leave of absence”, Shiv Sena targeted the Gandhi scion and said that he should not term vacation as “introspection”, as per news reports on Tuesday.
After party’s electoral defeats, the Gandhi scion had decided to take leave from party’s work. He will not be attending the Budget Session of the Parliament and won’t be part of the party’s protest against Land Acquisition Bill.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi defended the move and said that Rahul needs “some time”.
Even the party came to Rahul’s defense with Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi saying that the Gandhi scion had asked for time to introspect and decide on future course for the party.
He added that the time for introspection is necessary as All India Congress Committee (AICC) will be held shortly and Rahul will give inputs for it.