When Barack Obama was in power, Rahul Gandhi was the vice president of the Congress. Obama last visited India in December 2017, when Rahul met him.
Washington DC| Former US President Barack Obama has mentioned former Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in his memoir (biography). Obama described Rahul as nervous and said, “Rahul is like a student who is eager to impress the teacher, but lacks the ability or passion to master the subject. It’s Rahul’s weakness .” When Obama was in power, Rahul Gandhi was the vice president of the Congress. Obama last visited India in December 2017, when Rahul met him. Rahul had tweeted that the meeting with Obama was excellent.
‘Manmohan Singh calm and honest’
Obama and his wife Michelle visited India in November 2009 during the UPA government under Manmohan Singh’s tenure, when Manmohan Singh and his wife Gursharan Kaur also hosted a dinner for the Obama family. Barack Obama was the first African-American President of the United States. Obama has described Manmohan Singh as calm and honest.
Sonia Gandhi also mentioned in Obama’s book
Referring to Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Obama wrote, “We talked about the handsomeness of men like Charlie Crist and Rahm Emanuel, but did not discuss the beauty of women leaders. Except for one or two cases, like Sonia Gandhi.”
Obama’s 768-page book ‘A Promised Land’ will be released on November 17. The New York Times has published a review of parts of it. Obama has also written about the leaders of other countries in his book. Russia’s President, Vladimir Putin, is described as physically normal. American President Elect Joe Biden is described as gentle, honest and loyal. However, Obama has written that if Biden feels he is not getting attention, he can get angry, this is a quality that can spoil the atmosphere when dealing with a youth.
Obama praised PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was included in the list of 100 most influential people by Time magazine in 2015. At that time, Obama in an article written in Time magazine described Modi as India’s Reformer-in-Chief. Obama wrote that his journey from poverty to the Prime Minister is one in which the enthusiasm and possibilities of India’s progress are seen.