Boxer Vijender Singh shared a photo of Rahul Gandhi commenting on the Congress MP’s “abs” during his visit to Kerala, where assembly election will be held in April.
Mr Gandhi had dived into the sea with fishermen as part of his campaign to support their issues.
In the photo shared by Mr Singh, the Congress leader is standing on a boat, his clothes wet from swimming. It was shared widely on social media.
“Abs of a boxer. Most daring young fit & people’s leader. Way to go @RahulGandhi Ji,” Mr Singh tweeted.
— Vijender Singh (@boxervijender) February 26, 2021
Some others also tweeted:
— Rajeev Shukla (@ShuklaRajiv) February 26, 2021
— Gaurav Pandhi (@GauravPandhi) February 26, 2021
The 50-year-old Congress MP swam for 10 minutes before returning to the shore. He was accompanied by four Congress leaders including KC Venugopal and TN Prathapan. He also tried his hand at fishing with them.
#WATCH| Kerala: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi took a dip in the sea with fishermen in Kollam (24.02.2021)
(Source: Congress office) pic.twitter.com/OovjQ4MSSM
— ANI (@ANI) February 25, 2021
The fishermen served Mr Gandhi bread and fresh fish curry that they prepared on the boat.