The tweet tagging “@niiravmodi” was deleted later.
After Congress leaders and different politicians and social media customers identified the gaffe, BJP was fast was accuse the grand previous social gathering of sharing “photoshopped images”.
Dishonesty, deceit, photoshopped photos and faux information is your id.
For many years, your leaders have used these methods to loot, plunder and spoil India.
— BJP (@BJP4India) March 16, 2019
The Congress responded:
Dear BJP, We’re sorry your marketing campaign backfired. We sympathise together with your ache & frustration. Maybe it is best to make an effort to be actual than depend on bots Feel hugged Love, From the social gathering that fought to your freedom P.S #EkHiChowkidarChorHai 😉 https://t.co/2LtfDwIFPW — Congress (@INCIndia) March 16, 2019
Congress IT cell head Divya Spandana had on Saturday posted a screenshot on Twitter which confirmed a tweet from Modi’s deal with thanking the parody account @niiravmodi for “participation” within the #MainBhiChowkidar motion.
Modi ji why did you delete the tweet? Hahaha! #ChowkidaarChorHai Agar aap chowkidar ho sakte hain to Nirav Modi kyun nahin? pic.twitter.com/NP8AKogmOC — Divya Spandana/Ramya (@divyaspandana) March 16, 2019
Spandana known as the saffron social gathering “Bot Janata Party”, claiming that the prime minister’s Twitter deal with was thanking any deal with which talked about the #MainBhiChowkidar hashtag, even when it was talked about in a unfavourable mild and was posted sarcastically by a parody account. Another Congress chief additionally jumped on the alternative and stated that the #MainBhiChowkidar “movement” couldn’t run with out “active participation of Nirav Modi & ‘Mehul Bhai'”.
Can’t even think about how @narendramodi ji would run Main Bhi Chowkidar Movement with out lively participation of Nirav Modi & ‘Mehul Bhai’. ‘Chowkidari’ for @BJP4India means defending theives & fraudsters, whereas they loot and scoot hard-earned cash of individuals ! #ChowkidarChorHai pic.twitter.com/qF2YRHUYJH — Saral Patel (@SaralPatel) March 16, 2019
Other spokespersons Sanjay Jha and Priyanka Chaturvedi additionally mocked BJP over the difficulty.
Odisha Congress chief Niranjan Patnaik expressed shock at the truth that the “chowkidar” was thanking him for a tweet mocking the #MainBhiChowkidar hashtag.
National Conference chief and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah additionally reacted on this difficulty on Twitter.
Did the PM actually simply tweet Nirav Modi’s twitter deal with to ask him to advertise his chowkidar slogan? — Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) March 16, 2019
Earlier on Saturday, Modi had urged his supporters to take the ‘most important bhi chowkidar‘ pledge, saying he’s not alone within the struggle towards graft and social evils.
Your Chowkidar is standing agency & serving the nation. But, I’m not alone. Everyone who’s combating corruption, grime, social evils is a Chowkidar. Everyone working onerous for the progress of India is a Chowkidar. Today, each Indian is saying-#MainBhiChowkidar — Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 16, 2019
Modi has typically described himself as a “chowkidar” who would neither permit corruption nor get corrupted himself.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi has been repeatedly hurling the “chowkidar chor hai” jibe at Modi to assert irregularities and favouritism within the Rafale fighter jet deal, a cost the BJP-led authorities has rejected.
With inputs from PTI
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