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Priyanka Gandhi shares a story about Jawharlal Nehru, but Twitter wants to know more

While many comments were made in jest, some of the pertinent questions do remain unanswered.

On the occasion of Jawaharlal Nehru’s birthday, Priyanka Gandhi shared a story about her great-grandfather on Twitter. It was about how one night, the first Prime Minister of India came back to his room and found his bodyguard sleeping on his bed. Upon seeing him asleep, Nehru supposedly pulled a blanket over him and slept on an adjacent chair.

The tweet sparked the curiosity of people on the social media platform. They had numerous questions with regards to the story that they sought an answer to. The most common among them was why wasn’t the bodyguard accompanying Nehru that late into the night.

Others wondered what kind of work was it that required Nehru to venture outside that late at night without his bodyguard.

Then there were those who wanted to know if there was only one bedroom at the Prime Minister’s house during those days. Some even dismissed the story on that account as Nehru could have easily gone and slept in a different room. The question obviously implies another question: Why didn’t Nehru sleep in another room?

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People are also sceptical of the story shared by Priyanka Gandhi about Nehru and believe it is ‘made-up’. Some even wanted to know which ‘idiot’ had manufactured the story.

Then there were those who wanted AltNews to verify the story.

According to one user, Priyanka Gandhi’s story has more plot holes than the last season of Game of Thrones which was considered to be a huge let down by fans worldwide.

While many comments were made in jest, some of the pertinent questions do remain unanswered. While on the face of it, it appears to be an innocent story shared by Priyanka Gandhi about her great-grandfather Jawaharlal Nehru, it has opened a can of worms on the social media platform.

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