Rahul Gandhi a backbencher in Lok Sabha

After his reluctance to head Congress in the Lok Sabha, Rahul Gandhi was on Wednesday seen sitting in one of the rear benches of the Opposition.

PTI| Last Updated: Jun 04, 2014, 14:57 PM IST

New Delhi: After his reluctance to head Congress in the Lok Sabha, Rahul Gandhi was on Wednesday seen sitting in one of the rear benches of the Opposition.

He was seen seated in the ninth row along with party colleagues Asrar-ul Haq and Shashi Tharoor.

Those occupying the front benches on the opposition side included Leader of Congress in the House Mallikarjun Kharge, Sonia Gandhi, M Veerappa Moily and K H Muniyappa.

Incidentally, BJP leader Varun Gandhi was also occupying one of the rear benches on the Treasury side.