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WATCH: Akhilesh Yadav Brands BJP's Social Media Backers 'terrorists', Demands Probe Against Them Citing 'foul Language'

Written By Aishwaria Sonavane | Mumbai | Published:


  • While speaking to the media, the former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh has demanded an investigation against the 'internet terrorists of BJP' for using foul language. 

With the Lok Sabha elections 2019 inching closer, the battle between the political parties has sharpened and jibes intensified. So much so, that Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called out the BJP IT cell has 'internet terrorists'

While speaking to the media, the former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh has demanded an investigation against the 'internet terrorists of BJP' for using foul language. 

He said, "I demand a probe against the internet terrorists of BJP on social media, because of the foul language they use. And we don't want such language to be used."

Furthermore, the SP chief attacked the government for not standing up on their promises, instead of doing the exact opposite of it.

"Be careful of BJP, this is the first government that does not work on promises but does the exact opposite of that," he added.

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A rattled Opposition has hit out at PM Modi following BJP's 'Chowkidar' campaign on Twitter. 

Samajwadi Party's Akhilesh Yadav who's ally Bahujan Samaj Party's chief Mayawati is aspiring to be the Prime Minister, on Thursday while speaking at a Holi event in Saifai in Uttar Pradesh said that PM Narendra Modi went from the job of the Chaiwala to Chowkidar.

He said, "During elections and before elections, people ask who has worked how much for them. I want to tell you today, BJP has the power to distract voters. Yesterday, he (PM Modi) was the Chaiwala and today he quit the job of the Chaiwala and became the Chowkidar."

We don't want to get tangled in this mess, we want to give the country a new PM," he said.

Prior to the 'social media terrorist' and 'Chowkidar' remark, the Yadav scion on Friday in another attack to the Center said sacrifices of the armed forces should never be questioned, but advised the government "to stop pretending to be the Indian Army", adding that in a democracy it was a "fundamental right" to ask questions of politicians.

The BJP has already announced its first list of candidates for Uttar Pradesh and PM Modi himself would be contending from the Varanasi seat in the significant state, against the Congress party and the SP-BSP alliance. 

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