Rahul’s first pics from Kailash Mansarovar put end to visit row
Chandigarh:The controversy over the “authenticity of the Kailash Mansarovar pictures”, which Rahul Gandhi shared on Twitter, ended after the pictures of him with a few pilgrims were out on Friday.
Taking to his official Twitter handle, Gandhi expressed contentment on his trip to Kailash Mansarovar and said that “a man goes to Kailash when it calls him.”
He described the waters of Mansarovar lake as “gentle, tranquil and calm”.
“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,” Gandhi tweeted.
The Congress president embarked on a 12-day trip to Kailash Mansarovar on August 31 via Nepal. He is said to have covered a distance of 60 kilometres on foot.
Gandhi’s trip to Kailash Mansarovar has been questioned by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), with the latter demanding an explanation from the Congress president.
Accusing Gandhi of being a “Chinese spokesperson,” BJP’s Sambit Patra had said, “You are Rahul Gandhi, not ‘Chinese’ Gandhi. What is it that you always speak in favour of the neighbouring country?”
There was a controversy with many doubting the “authenticity of the pictures” sent from Kailash Mansarovar.