Rahul Gandhi at ATM: Twitter confused if people still chose selfie with Rs 2,000 note

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi had visited the SBI Branch in New Delhi's Parliament Street.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 11, 2016 6:12 pm
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As Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi queued up outside the State Bank of India’s Parliament Street Branch in New Delhi on Friday, Twitter users once again had a gala time trolling the young leader. The 46-year-old Congress leader had visited the SBI Branch as he wanted to stand with those who were facing trouble’s due to the government’s demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes. Speaking to reporters at the venue, he said, “Gareeb vyakti ko kasht ho raha hai, mai yahan Rs 4,000 badalne aaya hoon (Poor people are in trouble, I am here to get Rs 4, 000 exchanged).”

The scion of the Gandhi family had earlier lambasted at the Modi government on Twitter saying that the demonetisation would affect farmers, small shopkeepers and housewives. He also said that the black money-holders were “sitting tight” amid the troubles faced by common people. On Friday, as the crowds jostled to take a selfie with Gandhi, he added, “Kya apko yaha koi suit boot pehne dikh raha hai, yaha par sab aam log hai jo pareshan hai, par Modi ji ko isse kya farak padta hai. (Can you see anybody here who is high and mighty? Only the troubled common people are here. But how does it matter to Modiji?)” he said.

Twitter users had a field day dissecting, over-analysing and trolling his decision to visit the bank. Here are some of the tweets:

Gandhi’s criticism of the demonetisation was taken head on by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley who asked Gandhi to “apply his mind” and understand that farmers wont face any tax whether they keep their money at home or in banks.

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    SubbuI
    Nov 11, 2016 at 12:56 pm
    RAHUL HI PROVED THE LAW and RULE IS SAME FOR ALL. HOW MANY OTHER POLITICAL BIG WIGS OR BJP LEADERS HAVE GONE FOR EXCHANGE?
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      Vineet
      Nov 11, 2016 at 4:14 pm
      Here not any comments suit for that person.why we are wasting our time for this garbage people like rahul baba
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        SPSINGH
        Nov 11, 2016 at 12:39 pm
        Rahul to bachcha hai ji. Usko jo uske chamcho ne bola hoga so kar diya. Nobody takes him seriously. Uski baat ka busra nahi manna chahiye.
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          Dr M
          Nov 11, 2016 at 12:21 pm
          He wants to be included in the B P L list to keep the I T (wolf) knocking his door, send Vadra too, he needs it.
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            DREAMCHASER
            Nov 11, 2016 at 12:54 pm
            I support him. Atleast he has come to a bank. What about Ministers. Whre are they? Dont they have money to exchange?
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              parthasarathy
              Nov 11, 2016 at 12:57 pm
              As in one of the above tweet, I am sure, the RG does not know even to make starting oprns. of ATM as this is the first time in life, to hoodwink people, thinking people around him and in the w country are poorer in intelligence also like him.
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                Hulk
                Nov 11, 2016 at 12:55 pm
                Dhruvil you dumb ..
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                  Hulk
                  Nov 11, 2016 at 12:55 pm
                  Shut up ..get yourself checked.. Do something for others instead of crying Rahul hi all the time.
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