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Guess who's won the #TenYearChallenge: It's Rahul Gandhi, hands down!

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18.01.2019

Politicians in India are treated like fine wine.

There’s lesser value if you are young and vibrant. The more you age, the finer you become.

So, unlike the #10yearchallenge where people are flaunting how they have actually remained ageless in the past 10 years, our politicians should actually show how fine their politics has become.

And, hands down, there will be no competition.

Rahul Gandhi will have a clean sweep.

From 'Will he ever?' to 'Yes, he will'. (Photo: Reuters)

1. ‘Reluctant prince’ to a seasoned politician

The year 2009.

Exactly two years after Rahul Gandhi — referred to as a ‘Nehru-Gandhi scion’ and a 'suave youth leader' — became the general secretary of the Congress party.

There was speculation about whether 2009 would be the year of the ‘once-reluctant’ 38-year-old Rahul Gandhi.

In 2019, there is no doubt.

Veteran politicians inside the party coming out in support of Rahul Gandhi as the face of the party were termed ‘sycophants’ in 2009.

In 2019, Rahul Is The Alternative. Or, as they put it, RITA.

2. From 'third pole' to the........

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