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Kapil Sharma asks Narendra Modi about ‘Acche Din’ but tweeple question him on the bribe he was asked to pay

Kapil Sharma, in a series of tweets, asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi 'Ye hain apke acche din?'

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: September 9, 2016 12:41 pm
Kapil Sharma asks Narendra Modi about 'Acche Din' Kapil Sharma asks Narendra Modi about ‘Acche Din’

On Friday morning, people on social media woke up to a trend that said ‘Kapil Sharma’. Turns out the popular comedian, in a series of tweets, had asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi “Yeh hain aapke achhe din ?” In a complaint addressed directly to PM Modi, he said he has paid Rs 15 crore as income tax in the last five years and still has to pay a bribe of Rs 5 lakhs to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for getting approval for an office.

In no time, his 6 million followers made sure his tweet went viral, making Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis reply. Responding to the corruption charges alleged by Sharma, Fadnavis said, “Kapilbhai pls provide all info. Have directed MC,BMC to take strictest action. We will not spare the culprit.”

The BMC, the richest municipal corporation in the country which has faced corruption charges time and again, also responded to the complaint made by the comedian and asked him to take the formal route while naming the officer who demanded bribe.

But people on Twitter are asking the Sharma, why did he even agree to pay the bribe which is an offence in itself. “this should have been done before he paid the bribe. bribing a public servant is an offence,” said a user.

And because, its Kapil Sharma, there were obviously jokes and sarcastic comments oozing on Twitter. Reactions range from ‘this is just another publicity stunt’ to ‘what about the bribe you to Sidhu to laugh at your jokes’ and what not!

Meanwhile, as the matter escalated, reactions from all political parties are pouring in. And if you have something to add, please tell us in the comments below.