Rahul loved playing badminton as a little boy

Last Updated: Sunday, January 20, 2013 - 22:38

Jaipur: Rahul Gandhi on Sunday recalled that as a little boy, he loved to play badminton.

"When I was a little boy I loved to play badminton. I loved it because it gives me balance in a complicated world," he said in his maiden speech after being appointed the Vice President of Congress party.

The 42-year-old scion of the Nehru-Gandhi said he was taught how to play in his grandmother (Indira Gandhi)`s house by two policemen who protected her.
"They (policemen) were my friends, then one day they killed my grandmother and took way the balance in my life. I felt pain that I never felt before and many of us have experienced this.

"So, you will understand what I am saying," the party`s youth icon, touted as the future Prime Minister, said emotionally at the AICC session here.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, January 20, 2013 - 22:38

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