Congress president Rahul Gandhi (File Photo)
Congress president Rahul Gandhi (File Photo)

Truth can't be extinguished by prefixing 'chowkidar' in name: Rahul on BJP's 'MainBhiChowkidar' campaign

ANI | Updated: Mar 17, 2019 22:57 IST

New Delhi [India], Mar 17 (ANI): Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for prefixing 'chowkidar' to his name on Twitter, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said the 'truth cannot be extinguished' and the prefix is 'looking bad.'
"You can keep trying Mr Modi, but the truth cannot be extinguished. Every Indian is saying it. #ChowkidarChorHai. P.S: Do force Sushma ji to add “Chowkidar” to her handle. It’s looking very bad," he tweeted.
Interestingly, Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj had also changed her name in the Twitter account and added 'Chowkidar' to her handle, almost at the same time when Gandhi tweeted.
Former Union Minister P Chidambaram also took a jibe and said, "Main Bhi Chowkidar (I am also Chowkidar) because the chowkidar I had appointed is missing. I am told he has gone looking for achhe din."
'Main Bhi Chowkidar' was launched on Saturday in order to further the narrative of the Prime Minister’s strong and decisive image which multiple surveys have conveyed is the main factor in the ensuing elections, BJP">BJP's official release mentioned.
A day after the launch of the poll campaign, Prime Minister Modi and top BJP">BJP leaders such as Amit Shah, Piyush Goyal, Dharmendra Pradhan, and JP Nadda, to name a few, added the prefix 'chowkidar' to their Twitter handles. (ANI)