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Shiv Sena's Priyanka Chaturvedi's Hilarious Meme Challenge To Congress

Written By Apoorva Rao | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Shiv Sena leader Priyanka Chaturvedi threw a googly at Congress on Wednesday
  • Congress had been posting memes on Twitter about Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's statement that the automobile sales are down owing to 'millenials' mindsets' remark
  • Chaturvedi who was a top-ranked member of Congress had quit the party ahead of Lok Sabha elections and joined Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena leader Priyanka Chaturvedi threw a googly at Congress on Wednesday. Congress had been posting memes on Twitter about Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's statement that the automobile sales are down owing to millenials' mindsets preferred cab aggregator apps like Ola and Uber. Chaturvedi who was a top-ranked member of Congress and its national spokesperson had quit the party ahead of Lok Sabha elections. She joined the Shiv Sena as its Deputy Leader.

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Shiv Sena's Priyanka Chaturvedi's meme challenge for Congress

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Congress takes on FM Nirmala Sitharaman's 'millenials mindest' remark

The Congress party took a jibe at Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for her remarks that the automobile sector slowdown was due to factors like change in the mindset of millennials, with party leader Abhishek Singhvi saying blame everyone but the BJP's handling of the economy. Reacting to her remarks, Congress leader Singhvi tweeted: "Yes..that's great. Blame the voters..blame everyone but BJP's handling of the economy Mrs. Finance Minister."

Nirmala SItharaman's 'millenials mindset' comment

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that the automobiles industry is being affected by BS6 (Bharat Stage) and the mindsets of millennial, as reported by news agency ANI. Nirmala Sitharaman, addressing the reporters, stated that it is the mindsets of millennial who are preferring app-based taxi service including Ola and Uber rather than committing to buying an automobile which is affecting the auto sector.  "The automobile industry is now affected by BS6 and the mindsets of millennial, who now prefer to have Ola or Uber rather than committing to buying an automobile," the Finance Minister said. “The automobile industry in India did have its good time, at least till two years ago. There was definitely a good upward trajectory for the automobile sector,” Sitharaman added.

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