Prime News, Nation, (New Delhi), March 28:-Exhibiting his humane side, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday took an injured journalist to AIIMS after he had a fall from his two-wheeler.
The Congress chief, who was on his way to the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium to address an OBC convention, saw local journalist Rajinder Vyas lying injured on the roadside near the Humayun Road.
Gandhi stopped his convoy and got the injured scribe into his vehicle and took him to AIIMS for treatment, eyewitnesses said.
Vyas had fallen off after his scooter skidded near a petrol pump on Humayun road, they said.
After dropping the injured journalist at AIIMS, Rahul then proceeded to the Indira Gandhi Indoor Satdium and addressed the gathering.
A video of the incident also went viral on social media. In a video shot by his staff, Gandhi is seen dabbing the journalist’s bruised forehead with a handkerchief.
Midway through the video, the journalist is heard saying, “Sir, please apply the handkerchief once again. I will use the video for my work.”
The 48-year-old Congress chief is seen laughing and obliging. Vyas is being treated at the hospital.
-(NAV, Inputs: Agencies)