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Photo Gallery: Rahul Gandhi's Kailash Yatra sparks controversy, BJP MP claims pictures photoshopped

Zee Media Bureau | Sep 07, 2018, 18:58 PM IST

Congress President Rahul Gandhi is currently on the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra and has been posting photos on Twitter from his visit. The visit has attracted public attention while BJP MP and Minister of State Giriraj Singh alleged that the pictures he shared were photoshopped. People wondered if he was really there, why was he posting pictures of landscape images found on Google and not of himself. People had been asking him for 'selfie' evidence to prove that he was undertaking the yatra. In the video that has now gone viral, Rahul can be seen at a camp interacting with fellow pilgrims. (Courtesy: Twitter/@ANI)



BJP MP and Minister of State Giriraj Singh alleging that the photos he shared were photoshopped. Giriraj tweeted saying, "This is photoshopped. Where is the shadow of the wooden cane?" Rahul can be seen holding a cane in the photo. Nation In-Charge of BJP's social media team Priti Gandhi had also questioned Rahul Gandhi's visit claiming that the photos are downloaded from the internet.  She posted on Twitter saying, "Are you downloading pics from the internet and tweeting? Are you really at Mansarovar or some place else." Rahul can be seen in pictures with other people who are undertaking the yatra. (Courtesy: Twitter/@INCIndia)


Congress' official Twitter handle also posted Rahul Gandhi's photo and the distance he covered during his Yatra 'leaving all the haters behind.' The Twitter post said, "Leaving all the haters behind, Congress President @RahulGandhi sets the pace during his #KailashYatra." The discussion did not die down even after photos and videos of Rahul's Kailash Mansarovar yatra were released in the media. (Courtesy: Twitter/@ANI)


Posting one such picture, he wrote on Twitter that there is no hatred there. "The waters of lake Mansarovar are so gentle, tranquil and calm. They give everything and lose nothing. Anyone can drink from them. There is no hatred here. This is why we worship these waters in India." He added that a man goes to Kailash when it calls him. (Courtesy: Twitter/@ANI)


Earlier, rumors had also surfaced that Gandhi ate non-veg food before beginning the yatra and hurt Hindu sentiments. The rumors were later rubbished by the restaurant saying that Rahul Gandhi ordered pure beg items from the menu. (Courtesy: Twitter/@RahulGandhi)


Rahul left for the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra on August 31 to seek blessings of Lord Shiva for "prosperity and success of the country and its people rubbished He had in April expressed his wish to undertake the yatra after a mid-air accident was averted while he was flying to Karnataka for campaigning in assembly polls. (Courtesy: Twitter/@RahulGandhi)

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