In a parallel development that showed high level of animosity between the Congress and the BJP, much was made of Rahul’s catnap in the Lok Sabha while the debate on price rise was taking place. “What Rahul is doing now is what the UPA was doing for 10 years,” Javadekar said.
As for Rahul’s nap, it was apparently “just eyes shut”. The footage showed him yawn. Though Rahul was not the first and may not be the last politician to doze off in the House, the image helped the BJP to reinforce the view that he continued to take things lightly.