January 18, 2016 2:59:30 pm
Followed by Chetan Bhagat, the most trolled Indian on Twitter would probably be Rahul Gandhi. And the Gandhi scion seems to have struck again, much to the Twitterati’s amusement.
On January 16, Gandhi addressed the students of the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) in Mumbai, and subsequently came in for flak for his comments on the GST Bill. Soon after a clipping of the Congress vice-president’s speech went viral, wherein he supposedly said: “…One day you’re going to run this country, run the institutions, you will be the Steve Jobs in the Microsofts and the leaders … the Facebooks of this country…”
A Youtube user recorded and uploaded a part of the speech here.
Though, to give Gandhi the benefit of doubt, he may have been saying, “…the Steve Jobs and the Microsofts and the leaders…”, or it could have just been a slip of the tongue, but then when has that stopped online trolling. People started posting with the hashtag #SteveJobsOfMicrosoft.
— Shaifali Malukani (@sp_malukani) January 17, 2016
— Goku (@jivanmukt) January 17, 2016
Rahul baba did it yet again…#SteveJobsOfMicrosoft what will happen if he becomes the P.M. one day..
— Rohit Mundra (@rohitmundra1) January 17, 2016
— Mahesh Venk (@maheshvs) January 18, 2016
— meekoo (@mrigayasaxena) January 18, 2016
— JAY (@YesIamSaffron) January 17, 2016
— anmol jain (@2207Anmol) January 18, 2016
There were some who were still sceptical, so they decided to run a poll.
What did Rahul Gandhi really say? #SteveJobsOfMicrosoft
— Santosh Shetty (@SantyShetty_) January 18, 2016
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