Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s faux pas on Twitter became viral on Tuesday. Photograph: (Zee News Network)
The tweet was later deleted and replaced with a corrected table
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has issued an apology to the public after tweeting an erroneous post on Tuesday.
Rahul had tweeted about figures highlighting price rise of essential commodities, which were later found to be incorrect.
The post soon became viral as people started talking about the issue on social media.
However, Rahul later realized the error and deleted the tweet.
The wrong tweet posted by Rahul Gandhi which was later deleted (Twitter)
He later issued an apology and posted it his Twitter handle, saying: "Unlike Narendrabhai, I am human,” adding, “For all my BJP friends: We do make the odd mistake and that’s what makes life interesting. Thanks for pointing it out and please do keep it coming, it really helps me improve. Love you all.”
For all my BJP friends: unlike Narendrabhai, I am human. We do make the odd mistake and that’s what makes life interesting. Thanks for pointing it out and please do keep it coming, it really helps me improve. Love you all.— Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) December 6, 2017
Earlier on Tuesday, he had posted the tweet titled 22 Salon ka Hisaab, Gujarat Mange Jawab (Gujarat demands answers for 22 Years of BJP Rule), taking a dig at Modi to answer whether the BJP government has been working just for the rich, where he posted the erroneous figures.