Kejriwal questions how Mahesh Sharma is funding his ‘daughter’s’ wedding, gets a fact check in response!

True to its nature, Twitterati has been reacting to this Twitter war with a dash of humour. From calling out the Delhi CM for being the new 'marriage lokpal' to pointing the number of times he got his facts wrong on the social media site.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 28, 2016 2:06 pm
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal gestures as he addresses a press conference in New Delhi on Tuesday. PTI Photo by Kamal Kishore (PTI6_21_2016_000181A) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal seems to be on a roll when it comes to getting his facts wrong on Twitter. (Source: PTI)

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been quite vocal against BJP’s demonetisation move since the first day of its announcement. The minister – who is very active on social media – has been attacking the move on Twitter by highlighting its impact on daily lives. However, his penchant for tracking the ‘big fat Indian marriage’ seems to surpass all other concerns at times. On November 22, replying to Manish Sisodia’s tweet, Kejriwal questioned how sisters-in-law would get the money for ‘joota churai’ ceremony.

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Then it was the multi-crore wedding of Andhra Pradesh mining tycoon Janardhan Reddy’s daughter that raised eyebrows. Well, to be fair, this Rs 500-crore nuptials had everyone interested, including the Income-Tax Department. Well, once again, another wedding has caught Kejriwal’s attention and this time it’s that of Union Minister Mahesh Sharma’s child, except, in his haste to raise to point fingers, the AAP chief seems to have gotten a basic fact wrong – much to the amusement of many on social media.

On Monday (November 28), Kejriwal showed his concern for wedding of Sharma’s ‘daughter’ only to discover that it is actually the minister’s son who is getting married. Kejriwal tweeted: “BJP MP Mahesh Sharma’s daughter is getting married. Are they making all the payments using cheque? Are they organising the entire wedding for Rs 2.5 lakh? How did they exchange their notes?”.

To this, the minister replied: “please correct your information, it is my son who is getting married. All the payments are being made via banks”.

 

True to its nature, Twitterati has been reacting to this Twitter war with a dash of humour. From calling out the Delhi CM for being the new ‘marriage lokpal’ to pointing the number of times he got his facts wrong on the social media site. These past two weeks have been particularly error-ridden, with Kejriwal first retweeting a misleading picture of a man who had hung himself at a bank in Madhya Pradesh, saying the man had committed suicide because of Modi’s demonetisation move, only to be later corrected that the man had actually gone to rob the bank and took the extreme step when he found out that he’d been surrounded by the Police. Then he’d retweeted a photo of Syrian refugee children, claiming they were found at the site of the Kanpur train accident.

Interestingly, this is not the first time that Kejriwal has raised questions over Mahesh Sharma’s daughter’s wedding either. In February last year, Aam Aadmi Party had raised objections over renting of a Noida stadium, which they claimed was only mean to be used for sports activities. At that time, Sharma had said that AAP touched a new low in politics by targeting his daughter’s wedding.

However, it seems like his son’s wedding will also face some controversy. But in the time of demonetisation, when most of the marriages celebrations have been impacted, this seems to be a minor ‘inconvenience’.

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First Published on: November 28, 2016 1:54 pm
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    Anonymous
    Nov 28, 2016 at 11:20 am
    It appears that the only thing Arwind is good at is ranting and He appears to have no other skills. Even the time spend in the superb meditation program has not had any affect on his personality. He could end up in the mad house although that will certainly not stop him ranting.
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      pk
      Nov 28, 2016 at 9:25 am
      Sa are log Teri tarahaa thodi bhikaari hooter hai !!! ""CHADDA ""MAMA
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        Harry Achari
        Nov 28, 2016 at 10:49 pm
        Boot Lickers can not prove. The Sonia pet is always barking, every time against the moon.
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          Harry Achari
          Nov 28, 2016 at 10:56 pm
          Kachadawal has nothing else to do. People elected him as cm for a good governance but what he doing is just distracting people and working for congress. Now, his black money can not be used, because pm has blocked it. So aap will get hunger in Punjab election. So Kachadawal is shouting not for nothing.
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            PCKULKARNI
            Nov 29, 2016 at 6:18 am
            Surely you are inflicted by Kejriwal phobia. Get well soon
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              PCKULKARNI
              Nov 29, 2016 at 6:08 am
              Wait for another drubbing in Punjab by AAP
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                PCKULKARNI
                Nov 29, 2016 at 6:14 am
                You are wandering in fool's paradise
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                  PCKULKARNI
                  Nov 29, 2016 at 6:05 am
                  You seem to have forgotten humiliating 67 to 3 defeat inflicted on BJP
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                    Piyush
                    Nov 29, 2016 at 3:01 am
                    Chor k khujli...water meter PD commission khata h
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                      Prashant
                      Nov 29, 2016 at 12:29 am
                      Kejrival Doing great work for this country which is facing greatest economic crisis in 70 years. May God Protect Kejrival. We need him as next Prime Minister of India because country is begining to feel the pain of recession most of it being felt in rural areas of the country where 80 percent potion lives.
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                        Rajib Nath
                        Nov 28, 2016 at 4:58 pm
                        When he will tell truth there will be no taker. That's how pathetic his comments are.
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                          Ranjit
                          Nov 28, 2016 at 3:26 pm
                          Modi ji se ladna modi banke.......Kejri...!!!!lol
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                            Shafted mohammed
                            Nov 28, 2016 at 2:54 pm
                            This joker is irrelevant and accuses anybody without a proof and thus he is a mere joke and totally irrelevant and person with no credibility.
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                              Dharamvir Saihgal
                              Nov 28, 2016 at 9:56 am
                              Where to find an exorcist,who may set him right,since all other efforts to mend him,have failed?
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                                Anonymous
                                Nov 28, 2016 at 9:49 am
                                Will anybody ask khujli to shut his stupid mouth... every time he speaks it sounds like some BOW BOW...
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                                  Vns
                                  Nov 28, 2016 at 12:29 pm
                                  We have two jokers in our country Santa Kejri and Banta Rahul.
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                                    Yogesh
                                    Nov 28, 2016 at 9:30 am
                                    Dear. Cm please shut ur mouth...and concentrate ur mind on development of dehli..?what was u ......and now what r u doing in delhi....joker
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                                      Benaami
                                      Nov 28, 2016 at 10:38 pm
                                      Democracy means , NOT to become FAN of any leader because if you become fan of any leader then you lose your all power of questioning him for his any wrong doings. Therefore he invented the term "Bhakt", means his worshippers by using social media like whats app and twitter by appointing IT information people, to kill the democracy and to become a dictator. What he did is he projected his main opposition leaders Rahul and Arvind as a useless people by bombarding everyday negative about them. It's obvious that if you talk daily for a year negative about someone then your suppose the get brain washed and have the negative impression about them. He has given so many fake promises during the election and then when he knew that he can't fulfill it , he asked his t Mr. Shah to call them as Jumla on TV. The reason why educated people vote him because they think better to vote him than those useless people of opposition and the poor people vote in hope to get 15lacs in their bank account.
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                                        Abhay Ranjan
                                        Nov 28, 2016 at 11:05 am
                                        While Modi is PM and also an MP,lt;br/gt;someone is a CM and also an .......
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                                          neeraj agrawal
                                          Nov 28, 2016 at 10:58 am
                                          as usual, a modi hater is here to comment on every comment.
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                                            neeraj agrawal
                                            Nov 28, 2016 at 10:57 am
                                            chill yaar. he has been exonerated by courts.
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