Rahul Gandhi's remarks came after PM Modi defended his trademark hugging of world leaders in a TV interview, saying he was unaware of laid down protocols as he is a common man.
"He claims he is a common man, but embraces only the privileged. Modiji, what is your compulsion... it's important that farmers, labourers and jawans are also hugged," Rahul Gandhi wrote on Twitter.
The Congress party had earlier put up a video mocking PM Modi hugging world leaders.
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