Yesterday, the entire country celebrated the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. 

The Independent

But to the shock of the people who watched it happen, Samajwadi party leaders led by Feroz Khan did not. Instead, they cried their hearts out saying, ‘Bapu, why did you leave us? ‘


In a widely shared video, he can be seen lowering his head in front of a Gandhi statue in Uttar Pradesh’s Sambhal. Khan uses a handkerchief to wipe his tears (not seen in the video) and cries really hard. 

You can watch the video here: 

This video has now garnered a lot of interesting responses on Twitter. 

In the end, he addresses the statue and says: ‘Why did you leave us after granting us independence?’ causing his aide to also breakdown and shedding tears of his own.