A Congress worker on Tuesday attempted to commit suicide by trying to hang himself from a tree outside the party office in New Delhi. The party worker pleaded Congress President Rahul Gandhi to rescind his resignation, else he would "hang" himself.
The photographs of the worker's failed attempt shared by news agency ANI on Twitter show him trying to climb the tree while a policeman persuades him not to do so. The photos didn't show anything that a person could use to hang himself.
However, a barrage of tweets followed in which social media users said the man was just bluffing and staging a drama.
Here are some of the funniest tweets:
tree ki tahniðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ hath se pkd kr kon succide krta h— Ashutosh RAI (@ashurai94) July 2, 2019
Oh plz stop the hindi serial like drama— Pooja (@Pooja04341125) July 2, 2019
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Hahaha pic.twitter.com/VLmHxvbAtj— Dinesh (@nicedinesh0681) July 2, 2019
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Ped tut jaayega iske weight se....#SaveTrees— Jinesh Patel (@medicojinesh) July 2, 2019
The Congress party has been reeling under a severe leadership crisis ever since Rahul tendered his resignation in the wake of a dismal performance in the Lok Sabha polls.
Seniors in the party have said the party needs Gandhi as the leader and therefore he must continue at the helm of affairs.