UP Congress leader calls Rahul Gandhi “Pappu”; removed from all party posts
New Delhi: A Congress leader in Uttar Pradesh has been suspended and asked to explain after he referred to Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi as “Pappu” on a WhatsApp group.
As per sources, Vivek Pradhan, a Congressman in Meerut, has been summoned by UP Congress chief Raj Babbar. He was removed from all party positions for his “provocative” post.
The Congress leader reportedly praised Rahul Gandhi’s recent visit to violence-hit Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh in social media messages, but chose the word ‘pappu’ to refer to him.