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Did Rahul Gandhi really say ‘Steve Jobs of Microsoft’? He gets trolled any way

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's recent interaction with the students at NMIMS, Mumbai, has Twitter buzzing again.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
January 18, 2016 2:59:30 pm
Mumbai: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi interacts with students at NMIMS in Mumbai on Saturday. PTI Photo (PTI1_16_2016_000156B) Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi interacting with students at NMIMS in Mumbai on January 16, 2016. (Source: PTI)

Followed by Chetan Bhagat, the most trolled Indian on Twitter would probably be Rahul Gandhi. And the Gandhi scion seems to have struck again, much to the Twitterati’s amusement.

On January 16, Gandhi addressed the students of the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) in Mumbai, and subsequently came in for flak for his comments on the GST Bill. Soon after a clipping of the Congress vice-president’s speech went viral, wherein he supposedly said: “…One day you’re going to run this country, run the institutions, you will be the Steve Jobs in the Microsofts and the leaders … the Facebooks of this country…”

A Youtube user recorded and uploaded a part of the speech here.


Though, to give Gandhi the benefit of doubt, he may have been saying, “…the Steve Jobs and the Microsofts and the leaders…”, or it could have just been a slip of the tongue, but then when has that stopped online trolling. People started posting with the hashtag #SteveJobsOfMicrosoft.


There were some who were still sceptical, so they decided to run a poll.

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