PM calls himself 'common man', Rahul takes a dig at Modi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 22, 2018, 01.56 PM (IST)

Hitting at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "hug diplomacy" Congress President Rahul Gandhi tweeted saying that the PM calls himself ordinary but will only embrace special people. 

He tweeted " The one who calls himself ordinary, will only embrace the special ones"

He further wrote asking the prime minister to embrace farmers, labourers and soldiers.

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Gandhi's tweet came after PM Modi said he did not have much knowledge about protocols as he was a common man. 

Modi said that his open nature was appreciated by world leaders as well. 

Earlier also, the Congress had trolled Narendra Modi for his hug diplomacy by releasing a video on social media.