Holidaying in Goa following a turbulent Parliament winter session, Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi surprised patrons at the popular Fisherman’s Wharf restaurant located in South Goa, where he arrived for a Sunday lunch with his mother and former party President, and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi.
Rahul who was wearing a blue t-shirt, also posed for pictures and selfies with patrons of the seafood restaurant, who had arrived for a quiet lunch on Sunday.
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Rachna Fernandes, a Goa-based dentist, dining at the restaurant along with relatives, told IANS that the mother-son politician duo were having a quiet lunch, with no security guards present.
“When I asked him for a photograph with him, he said he would oblige after he settles the bill,” Fernandes said. Once the bill was paid by him, Rahul offered to take a picture with her. “He is too nice to be in the bad, bad world of politics,” Fernandes told the news agency.
Rahul and his mother are on a three-day holiday in Goa.
According to a Goa Congress spokesperson, the party President and Sonia Gandhi are on a “private visit” and there are no official engagements scheduled during his stay in Goa at a five-star resort in South Goa.