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Priyanka Gandhi-Vadra joins #SareeTwitter trend, posts picture from wedding day

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Updated: Jul 17, 2019, 03.13 PM IST
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The Congress general secretary's post led to several users sending her anniversary wishes.


  • The Congress leader dug out a picture from 1997 for the Twitter trend
  • She also jokingly told husband Robert Vadra to take her out to dinner
  • Several other leaders and celebrities have also posted photos of themselves in sarees
Priyanka Gandhi-Vadra, on Wednesday, took a walk down memory lane as she joined the saree trend on Twitter. The Congress leader posted a picture of herself wearing a saree for the morning puja on her wedding day 22 years ago.

Sharing a picture of herself in a silk saree with a pallu over her head, the AICC general secretary wrote, "Morning puja on the day of my wedding (22 years ago!) #SareeTwitter."

The #SareeTwitter trend on the microblogging site has become a rage with women from all walks of life posting pictures of themselves in sarees. #SareeSwag was another hashtag trending on the site.

The 47-year-old's post led to several users sending her wishes for her anniversary. She then posted another tweet clarifying that her wedding anniversary is in February. "Thanks for all the anniversary wishes...but it’s just a throwback photo for the #SareeTwitter guys, my anniv is in Feb!"

Gandhi, who tied the knot with Robert Vadra in a grand ceremony in 1997, also took the opportunity to jokingly tell her husband to take her out for dinner. After clarifying that their anniversary is in February, she tweeted, "(@irobertvadra, you can still take me out for dinner!��)"

Meanwhile, several other celebrities and leaders have also been sharing their saree pictures on the microblogging site.

Ron Malka, Ambassador of Israel to India and Sri Lanka, posted a picture of his wife Lea in a saree saying that she 'loves wearing sarees', and 'has serious #sareeswag'.

The Embassy of Israel in India also joined the trend, sharing pictures of employees and diplomats in sarees. "No doubt a saree is a powerful fashion statement that makes women look gorgeous and stylish. Here is our take (in pictures) on why we LOVE this gracious Indian National Attire #saree." .

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Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra are the children of Rajiv and Sonia Gandhi. Rahul, the elder son, has been fighting the family's political battle upfront from the Indian National Congress (INC) since 2004. Priyanka, on the other hand, joined the political race in January this year.The Gandhi scion, who is the chairperson of Indian Youth Congress, is an MP representing his father's constituency Amethi. His political career began in 2004 when he won elections from Amethi. The 48-year-old was re-elected to the Parliament in 2009 and served till 2014. This year, he contested elections from Amethi in UP and Wayanad in Kerala.Priyanka, who is married to Robert Vadra, never stepped on the political battle field until this year. Earlier, the 47-year-old used her skills of pulling the crowds together in favour of her family. In 2004, she supported and supervised her family's campaign. Being a popular figure in the Amethi constituency, she was appointed the Congress' General Secretary and in-charge of east UP in January this year. She also planned rallies for her brother and campaigned actively for for him in this year's elections.

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