Two days after Congress wins over BJP in three heartland states- Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi were a short distance from each other at an even in the Parliament today but did not interacted.
Both of them were present in the Parliament for a tribute organized for the martyrs of the Parliament attack in 2001.
PM Modi was found exchanging greetings with his predecessor and also with Congress leader Manmohan Singh.
Minister of State for Social Justice Ramdas Athawale and Union Minister Vijay Goel has shaken hand with the Congress Chief.
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and a senior BJP leader L K Advani were also present at the event in the Parliament.
They even showered petals on portraits of the martyrs, who were killed in the attack on this day, 17-years ago.
Five armed gunmen stormed the complex of the Parliament on December 13, 2001, and opened for on the Parliamentarian. Five Delhi Policeman, a women constable of the CRPF, 2 members of the Parliament Ward Staff and Watch, a cameraman and a gardener have lost their lives in the attack.
Congress won the assembly seats in Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, which all were under the regime of BJP. The results were declared on December 11.