Evidently, he had given it a miss. The Youth Congress celebrated his birthday instead by reaching out to the poor students in Delhi and Mumbai and by visiting cancer patients.
In Delhi, the youth Congress offered to pay the annual fees of 31 students in Delhi University who were about to drop out due to poverty.
Youth Congress Amarinder Singh Raja said, "Whenever and wherever anyone has required any kind of support, we have been there to help."
A water cooler and monthly grocery bills of children at the Kasturba Gandhi Memorial Trust, Alipur was also donated.
The Mumbai Congress branch also did not stay behind. Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam led party workers to Bandra Hospital to spend time with cancer patients and distributed fruits and food items among them. Later party workers distributed notebooks to the deprived children from Borivali area.
Rahul had a message for his workers today. Interacting with them outside the party headquarters where they had gathered to wish him, Gandhi said that they should go back to their native places and work hard for the party's win.
Rahul Gandhi turned 46 today.