Priyanka Gandhi joins '#SareeTwitter' with throwback pic from wedding day

'#Saree Twitter' has been trending on Twitter which is flooded with posts from women all over. Joining the trend, Priyanka Gandhi tweeted a photo showing her in a pink and gold Benarasi saree.

18th Jul 2019
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Posting a throwback photograph from the day of her wedding, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday joined a long list of women sharing their favourite saree pictures on Twitter.


The post prompted a rare personal exchange on social media between the Congress leader and her husband Robert Vadra, who professed love for his wife on Twitter and said "love, happiness, support" is the foundation of their being.


'#Saree Twitter' has been trending on the microblogging website, which is flooded with posts from women all over. 


Joining the trend, Priyanka Gandhi tweeted a photo showing her in a pink and gold Benarasi saree.


"Morning puja on the day of my wedding (22 years ago!) #SareeTwitter," she tweeted with her photograph.


She was flooded with anniversary wishes following the tweet, prompting her to clarify 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!" Priyanka Gandhi said on the microblogging site.


In a tongue-in-cheek remark, she also tagged her husband Robert Vadra and added, "You can still take me out for dinner".


Later, Vadra, tweeting from his account, which is unverified, tagged his wife and said: "Wow!! Nice pic, you look the same for me each day. Love, happiness, support is the foundation of our being...love you lots." 


Congress' Nagma, Shiv Sena's Priyanka Chaturvedi and BJP's Nupur Sharma are some of the other women politicians who have posted there favourite pictures in sarees as part of the '#SareeTwitter' trend.


(Edited by Rekha Balakrishnan)




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