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Did Rahul Gandhi ate Chicken dishes in Nepal before Kailash Mansarovar Yatra? Here's the fact behind the BJP's claim

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 4 September 2018, 17:16 IST

Congress president Rahul Gandhi is yet to start his Mansarovar Yatra and got slipped into a controversy. BJP claims Rahul Gandhi who is in Nepal had eaten Chicken Kurkure in Nepal while he is in Nepal for Mansarovar Yatra and hurt Hindus Sentiments.

Well, Did Rahul Gandhi eat chicken before Mansarovar Yatra? Or it is a false cry of BJPs'? Here' the fact! Rahul Gandhi reached Kathmandu on August 31 and hasn't yet started his Mansarovar Yatra. He had his dinner at the Vootoo restaurant, and local media was eager to know from hotel staffs that what he ate.


According to IndiaToday reports, a waiter told them Rahul Gandhi had ordered the Newari platter and especially liked the Chicken Kurkure of which he ordered a second helping.

Reports also said Rahul Gandhi sat on Table No. 9. Wearing jeans and a T-shirt, he came to the restaurant like any common man. The ruling BJP accused Rahul Gandhi of hurting Hindu sentiments.

Seeing this becoming controversial, Vootoo had to retract its waiter's comments. In a statement released on its Facebook page, Vootoo said: There has been plenty of inquiry from the media regarding the food ordered by Rahul Gandhi, President of Indian National Congress during his visit at Vootoo. We would like to clarify that he ordered pure veg items from the menu. Vootoo has not given any statement to any media regarding the food items ordered by him. Thank you.

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First published: 4 September 2018, 17:14 IST
 
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