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Watch: Rahul Gandhi helps 9-year-old boy achieve his dream; wins hearts

A video of Rahul Gandhi helping out a boy achieve his dream of becoming a pilot by giving him a visit to the cockpit of an aircraft has won the hearts of the netizens.

Apr 6, 2021, 7:50 PM IST

Advait, a nine-year-old boy from the Kannur district of Kerala, gets a chance to enter an aeroplane and its cockpit for the first time after he shared his dream of becoming a pilot with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.

In the video, Rahul Gandhi can be seen talking with Advait and asks him what he wants to become when he grows up.

To which Advait anxiously responds that he wants to become a pilot as he wishes to fly.

However, the next day the Congress leader makes an arrangement for the boy to visit the cockpit of an aircraft and the leader himself, and the pilot explains to him the mechanism of flying an aeroplane.

Rahul Gandhi shared the video on his Instagram and captioned, "No dream is too big. We've taken the first step to make 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 went massively viral and garnered more than 1.8 lakh views in just one day, and the internet praised the Congress leader for his gesture.