In a surprising turn of events, India’s Vice President finds himself at the center of controversy as a Member of Parliament mimics him. At the same time, Rahul Gandhi captures the incident on video. Describing the act as ‘shameful,’ the Vice President’s reaction has ignited a political storm. Join us as we unravel the details of this unexpected episode, exploring the dynamics between political figures and the impact of such incidents on the political landscape in India.
Parliamentary Mimicry Sparks Controversy
A day after a video from Parliament showed Trinamool Congress leader Kalyan Banerjee playfully mimicking the Vice President, Jagdeep Dhankhar stated that he won’t tolerate any insult to Parliament and the post he holds. In response, the TMC MP remarked that mimicry was an art, highlighting that even the Prime Minister indulges in it.
On Tuesday, in a video clip, Banerjee, surrounded by other Opposition leaders, was seen playfully impersonating the Rajya Sabha Chairperson, saying: “My spine is so straight, I’m so tall,” with Rahul Gandhi appearing to record the lighthearted moment.
It all began on Tuesday when a video from Parliament surfaced, capturing TMC leader Kalyan Banerjee playfully mimicking Jagdeep Dhankhar, while Rahul Gandhi recorded the amusing moment. Dhankhar, in response, termed the act as “shameful, ridiculous, and unacceptable.”