Diminishing differences, Rahul Gandhi travels in autorickshaw to reach roadshow in Kerala
| Monday | 5th April, 2021
Rahul got into the rear seat of Subhash’s electric auto, which he has been driving for a year.
In mid of Rahul Gandhi’s Malabar tour, He took an autorickshaw to reach Kalpetta and Kozhikode. The plight of the drivers was mentioned in his Facebook post.
“I Got a chance to interact with Shareef V V, an auto driver brother. His concerns about the rising fuel prices need urgent redressal. Millions of hardworking people are suffering due to the central government’s tax extortion. They need a minimum income guarantee in the form of Nyay. UDF promises to turn it into a reality,” he said.
No VIP treatment, no cavalcade, no fuss. @RahulGandhi ji travelled in a shared auto rickshaw like everyone else. Rahul ji lives, travels & conducts himself with humility. This is what people expect from their leaders! pic.twitter.com/icenE5jB7r
“I need Rs 300-350 daily, just to top up fuel. But, I earn just around Rs 700 daily. I have to shell out around Rs 450 for household expenses,” Shareef told the Congress leader. Likewise, Subhash Anoli was driving from Kozhikode to Koyilandy when a police officer flagged down his vehicle in front of the Malabar Christian College. Rahul got into the rear seat of Subhash’s electric auto, which he has been driving for a year. Rahul also expressed hope that the next generation will use it to reduce pollution.
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