India, April 6: Rahul Gandhi is going viral on social media after he helped a nine-year-old boy come one step closer to his dream of becoming a pilot.

The Indian National Congress leader took to Instagram recently to share a video of himself talking to the little boy, Advait, and asking him about his dreams and aspirations.

The politician shared the viral video on Instagram with the caption, “No dream is too big. We’ve taken the first step to making Advait’s dream come true. Now it is our duty to create a society and a structure that will give him every opportunity to fly (sic).”

The video begins with the 50-year-old politician talking with the little boy. He asks Advait what he wants to become when he grows up.

To which the little boy promptly responds that he wants to become a pilot. He even tells him that he wants to become a pilot because he wants to fly.

The next day, Rahul Gandhi makes arrangements for Advait to visit the cockpit of an aircraft.

The boy listens with rapt attention to whatever Rahul Gandhi and the pilot explain to him the mechanism of flying an aeroplane.


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The politician had a chance to meet Advait and his parents in Iritty, in the Kannur district, Kerala. He was on a two-day campaign visit in the state.

After Rahul Gandhi shared the video, netizens absolutely loved the clip. The video managed to garner more than 1.6 lakh views on Instagram.

People took to the comments section to praise the Congress leader for his gesture.