Oh dear Pidi, the national rage these days thanks to @OfficeOfRG, we know you are being framed and you are certainly not behind tweeting in Mr. Rahul Gandhi’s place.
Before we serve justice to you, let us introduce our readers to the controversy.
So on Oct 29, the Twitter account of Rahul Gandhi read something like this:
Ppl been asking who tweets for this guy..I'm coming clean..it's me..Pidi..I'm way 😎 than him. Look what I can do with a tweet..oops..treat! pic.twitter.com/fkQwye94a5
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) October 29, 2017
Now really, I mean c’mon how could this cute doggo be tweeting on behalf of Rahul Gandhi?
Seriously watch the video, “namaste tak to order karne par kar raha hai!”
My logic? Well, it is not Pidi who might really be doing this. In fact here is a list of 5 people who we think could be behind @OfficeofRG instead.
- Sonia Gandhi (Kyuki tujhe sab hai pata… meri ma)
No cookies for guessing this one, it was pretty easy. If people say Mr. Gandhi does everything as directed by his mother; also the Congress President then it is no surprise that she may as well be directly tweeting on his behalf.
Like, that is one place where she could actually get her work done, without relying on her son’s actual performance. Where she could directly use her words, without people getting to know who it really is!
This tweet for example, in most probability, could have been made by Mrs. Sonia Gandhi.
Tom Alter ji's contribution to cinema & theatre is immense. Sad to know of his demise. The void left behind by him will be difficult to fill
— Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) September 30, 2017
Why? Well, empathy towards another very famous personality known for his fine work.
And also because- foreign connect, European ancestry, both came to India and made it big.
- Digvijay Singh (Another blunder committing twitter user)
If you follow and/or are updated with Rahul Gandhi’s Twitter performance, you would find certain tweets which seem to have been tweeted without putting much thought, like this-
Arjan Singh was Marshal of Air Force (5 rank) not Air Marshal (3 rank)
Now that is a blunder, the account user, however, rectified it later.
But oh this reminds me of someone
It so happened that another prominent face from Congress Mr. Digvijay Singh made a similar blunder. It was rectified later with ‘Rajeev Gandhi Cabinet’ however.
Similar actions, similar slip of fingers, then rectifications, I think the General Secretary of the AICC might just be using his account.
- Amit Shah (Har Har Modi)
Have a look at this tweet:
मित्रों, शाह-जादे के बारे में ना बोलूंगा, ना बोलने दूंगाhttps://t.co/y9QlHFHFHS
— Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) October 20, 2017
I haven’t seen so many likes or re-tweets on any other tweet of @OfficeofRG, no wonder it may be Amit Shah posting on his behalf all this while and we didn’t even have any clue.
Because, after all, negative publicity is also publicity, and this makes the opposition stronger and worthy of, like really being opposite to.
In fact, Amit Shah just found the ninja technique of getting back at the opposition by knowing what they would say before even they know it.
- Narendra Modi (Ab ki bar, Twitter se vaar)
Two reasons for this hypothesis:
1) Remember when Rahul Gandhi congratulated Narendra Modi on Twitter and his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their stunning victory in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. “I congratulate Shri. Narendra Modi and the BJP on their victory in Uttar Pradesh & Uttarakhand,” the 46-year-old leader tweeted.
Moments later, Modi sent a reply from his personal handle, @narendramodi: “Thank you. Long live democracy!”
Hmmm, looks like a plan to me though.
2) Some days before HT reported that “Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is capturing social media traction, evident from the high volume of retweets that the Twitter latecomer is getting for his punchy posts of late.
According to a Hindustan Times analysis of nearly three years’ of tweets by three powerful rivals, people retweeted Gandhi in recent weeks more than Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, the first and second most-followed Indian politicians on the micro-blogging site.”
Well, who can take the lion’s place but the lion himself?
“Desh me koi badi ghatna ho aur usme #modijikahaath na ho, aisa ho sakta hai?”
Rahul Gandhi’s tweets are so Modi consumed; we doubt the PM might as well be using the account.
- Chhota Bheem (Dekho Main Hun Chota Bheem, Bachon Ka Pyara Chota Bheem)
Well, don’t believe me, but still, a better option to doubt upon.
Firstly, he uses a lot of Hindi, which is understandable because I don’t think Chota Bheem could ace very well in English.
Secondly, looking at the amount of puns the account is coming up with, no doubt it is Chota Bheem and his friend Kalia’s antics behind it.
Well, who knows?
Note- The article was meant in good humor and not to malign the image of any person mentioned here.
Image Credits: Google Images
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