Rahul Gandhi discusses hardships with Uber driver  

Nearly a week after hitting streets to have a chat with migrants stranded due to the lockdown, Congress Rahul Gandhi has shared what he calls a “wonderful conversation” with an Uber driver

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Nearly a week after hitting the streets to have a chat with migrants stranded due to the coronavirus lockdown, Congress Rahul Gandhi has shared what he calls  a "wonderful conversation" with an Uber driver

1.Rahul Gandhi shares his conversation with an Uber driver

Rahul Gandhi discussed the problems being faced by the driver and many others amid the pandemic.

2. Rahul Gandhi discussed problems being faced by the driver and many others

The Congress MP has been a constant critic of the government's handling of the pandemic since the lockdown began two months ago.

3. Rahul Gandhi has been criticising the lockdown

"A wonderful early am conversation with Parmanand, an Uber driver in Delhi about the problems he & many others like him are facing. #lockdown #covid19 #india (sic)," the Congress MP wrote on Instagram.

4. Rahul shared about the meeting  on Instagram

Rahul Gandhi has about 1 million followers on the photo sharing app where he shared his picture with Parmanand


5. Rahul Gandhi has 1 million followers on Instagram.

In the picture, clicked near a standalone shop, Rahul Gandhi and the Uber driver are seen sitting on chairs in a street.

6.Rahul Gandhi and Parmanand are seen sitting on chairs in a street

Multinational ride-hailing company Uber has cut thousands of jobs in the last few weeks as coronavirus slashed demand for rides.

7.Uber has cut thousands of jobs due to slashed demand

In Delhi, its services were resumed last week after nearly two months amid lockdown.

8. In Delhi Uber services were resumed last week

On Saturday, Rahul Gandhi had shared a video where he can be seen talking to a group of migrants from Haryana.

9. Rahul Gandhi had shared an interaction video with migrants

Last week, he took to the streets of Delhi to meet migrant workers camped out near the Sukhdev Vihar flyover in city's southeast.

10. Rahul Gandhi took to streets to meet migrant workers

Bite: Rahul Gandhi, Congress leader

This was hours after he urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "reconsider" the government's Rs 20 lakh crore coronavirus package in favour of direct cash transfers to stranded labourers and poor farmers.

11.Rahul had asked the PM to reconsider the Rs 20 lakh crore package

Rahul Gandhi has also demanded a direct transfer of Rs 7500 in accounts of migrant labourers.

12. Rahul Gandhi has demanded a direct transfer of Rs 7500 to migrants.

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