Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday demonstrated his physical strength in poll bound Tamil Nadu. In a video, which is widely circulated on social media, the 50-year-old politician was seen effortlessly doing push-ups with a student.
A one-minute-long clip shows Gandhi taking up the push-up challenge while talking to a student. He asked a class 10 student Merolin Shenigha if she can do 15 push-ups.
The Kerala MP from Wayanad is seen doing push-ups and martial art Aikido with Merolin Shenigha in Mulagumoodubn of Tamil Nadu. The Congress leader pauses after doing 15 push-ups but the student doesn’t and apparently he says she wins. Taking the challenge to another level, Gandhidoes push-ups with one hand.
Rahul Gandhi also shared the clip on his Instagram account, captioning it as push up challenge by Merolin Shenigha, a 10th standard Judo enthusiast.
Last week, boxer Vijendra Singh had complimented Rahul Gandhi for his abs. Sharing Gandhi’s picture on his twitter handle, Singh wrote, abs of a boxer. Most daring young fit and people’s leader. Way to go Rahul Gandhi Ji. He had shared a picture from the Congress leader’s Kerala visit. The photo was taken after he dived into the sea with local fishermen.
Gandhi was on a boat with local fishermen of Kerala when he suddenly jumped into the water. The 50-year-old MP swam for 10 minutes before returning to the shore.
His visits to Tamil Nadu and Kerala come ahead of the state polls next months. Both the states are going on polls on April 6 and results will be out on May 2.