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When Maneka Gandhi got Lucky, Jaiveer Shergill got witty & Donald Trump got nasty

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

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New Delhi: Congress national spokesperson Jaiveer Shergill got witty about the full form of RBI after deputy governor Viral Acharya resigned and took a jibe at the Modi government’s “my way or the highway” policy. We just wonder if the Congress is on the highway or on its way down.

BJP MP from Sultanpur Maneka Gandhi got Lucky — yes, she found a dog, named Lucky, in her constituency who was paralysed and could barely move. Now, the dog is walking, lucky dog.

This day, 44 years ago, prime minister Indira Gandhi had declared an Emergency and it is on everybody’s mind, especially BJP leaders (for obvious reasons). Here is a look at some of the comments from BJP:

Union defence minister Rajnath Singh used pretty heavy vocabulary to describe the Emergency.

He received a tart reply from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who mentioned a ‘Super Emergency’ of the last 5 years.

BJP spokesperson Baijayant Panda followed Rajnath Singh’s example and took a subtle dig at the Congress. Learning from your seniors, Sir?

Meanwhile, BJP’s information and technology head Amit Malviya is already politicising the lynching of Tabrez Ansari in Jharkhand. Sir, it has barely been a day, some sensitivity would be appreciated.

Commenting on the dissolution of the SP-BSP alliance, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi became all poetic.

AIMIM president and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi sternly rebuked ABP journalist Sumit Awasthi after the latter suggested that the Jharkhand lynching and Owaisi’s subsequent comments on the incident were polarising the issue.

It seems Sanjay Jha is the only active member of the Congress with everyone else going AWOL. Aside from making a moderately funny pun on RBI deputy governor Viral Acharya’s resignation, he has called for protests against the mob lynching in Jharkhand. Now if only he could stir other members of his party out of their slumber.

Columnist E. Jean Carroll alleged that US President Donald Trump had sexually assaulted her 23 years ago. In his usual dismissive and misogynist way, he made a nasty crack. Don’t think that will get you off the hook, Mr President.

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