Rahul’s Sabarimala U-turn: Sources Say, Congress-BJP Like Separated Brothers Who Meet at Kumbh Mela

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Rahul’s Sabarimala U-turn: Sources Say, Congress-BJP Like Separated Brothers Who Meet at Kumbh Mela

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ver the last couple of months, political observers had begun to think that the Rafale deal had created such a wide rift between Rahul Gandhi and Narendra Modi, that the two would never be able to follow Taher Shah’s advice and see eye-to-eye. Today, however, as the Ardh Kumbh Mela festivities kick off in Prayagraj, it seems like the long-lost brothers are set for a teary reunion.

Barely weeks after the Prime Minister eloquently spoke about maintaining the Sabarimala tradition during an interview with ANI, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi altered his stubborn views on “women empowerment”, and agreed that women shouldn’t be allowed inside the Sabarimala shrine.

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