The party’s predicament is, once again, reflected in the stand it has decided to take at the all-party meet called by PM Modi on Jammu and Kashmir with leaders from the region.
Rahul Gandhi's childishness was on display when he surprised everyone by walking across to the treasury benches during a debate in the Lok Sabha and enveloped Modi in a bear hug to suggest that he harbours no ill will against the Prime Minister. However, he followed this up by winking at his party colleagues. Needless to say, the trolls had a field day.
Having been consistently denied the Prime Minister’s kursi, which Pranab Mukherjee rightly felt he deserved, the diminutive leader believed his next best option was to move to the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Priyanka Gandhi’s focus on Uttar Pradesh has also led to many party leaders getting upset over 'undue importance being given to UP' while other states are being neglected.
Leaving behind an abundant legacy of endless controversies he courted both as chief minister and as the Congress party’s perennial rebel leader, Jogi is remembered foremost for his political follies and unfulfilled ambitions.