Lalu Prasad Yadav compares Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Jerome K Jerome’s Uncle Podger and people are surprised

Comparing with Uncle Podger, he said that Narendra Modi believes there's no one better than him or knows more than him.

By: Trends Desk | Updated: December 22, 2016 2:08 pm
When Lalu Prasad Yadav compared Narendra Modi to Uncle Podger When Lalu Prasad Yadav compared Narendra Modi to Uncle Podger

It came as a surprise to many this morning when Rashtirya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav made a reference to Uncle Podger’s character in English writer Jerome K. Jerome’s ‘Three Men in a Boat’ while talking about Prime Minister Narendra Modi. According to Yadav, the PM reminds him of Uncle Podger who takes on more responsibility than he can deliver and ends up creating a mess.

In a series of tweets, that come in the light of demonetisation, Yadav wrote that Modi is like Uncle Podger who “over promises but under delivers”. He also said that Modi is troubling everyone including ministry, government, public, BJP, and farmers. “Like Uncle Podger, Modiji boasts he needs no one,bt soon employs evryone, creates mess,blames all-Picture out of frame &himself out of scene,” he wrote.

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Comparing the two, he said that Modi believes there’s no one better than him or knows more than him; he is the man who starts something and blames it on others when things go wrong.

His tweets are being shared by people on social media and not only are people talking about the comparison, many are surprised that Yadav made such a reference. “Never thought I would see the day that Lalu Prasad makes a Jerome K Jerome reference. To be clear, I don’t doubt that the Jerome reference is Lalu Prasad’s own. And it’s accurate. Just love that he made it.” wrote a user. Some, however, doubted that it was his own idea because well, ‘Uncle Podger hangs in a picture’ is not a poem. “Of course it’s not his own. Which is why he mistook it for a poem :p But an unnervingly accurate analogy nonetheless,” wrote another user.

Read all his tweets here.

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Here’s how people reacted.

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First Published on: November 25, 2016 1:22 pm
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    Abhi
    Nov 25, 2016 at 8:28 am
    Heights of irony, a convicted fraudster and crook giving Modi advice on black money!!!
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      Akhlesh Mathur
      Nov 25, 2016 at 1:54 pm
      A politician convicted in corruption currently on bail is talking and national media its news. When will India rise up lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;In short he should be the last person getting air time
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        chandan
        Nov 25, 2016 at 8:16 am
        Lalu go make kid more just engage on it
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          Bijoylakshmi Das
          Nov 25, 2016 at 4:38 pm
          Since when have you started learning English Literature ? A good surprise for us. Are you still dreaming of becoming future Prime Minister of India ? Good luck.
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            Dr. Pramod
            Nov 25, 2016 at 12:09 pm
            and biharis even getting all the piglets elected, huh!
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              rameshnk
              Nov 25, 2016 at 10:42 am
              Lalloo is such a fool he does n't even know about whom he talks. Even the writings he does is also Ghost writers. He does not have elementary intelligence for all these. As regards Lallo character, only Laloo could go to the horrible depths of making money from Fodder. He is a Yadav to boast. No doubt the fate of cows in India so bad!!!
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                KS KUMAR
                Nov 25, 2016 at 10:19 am
                It is such a surprise that IE gives so much prominence to a person who does not even spare animals' food to make money.
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                  krishna kumar
                  Nov 25, 2016 at 11:41 am
                  This man is Podger of Bihar, if there is any comparison. He looted the state, as CM and IRs as minister with every limb he could move. Nation does not need their advice or comments about others . He needs company of like minded people.
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                    dskygirl
                    Nov 25, 2016 at 10:25 am
                    This banian chaddi reads Jerome K Jerome? Ha, ha, ha. This is the funniest joke of all time!
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                      dskygirl
                      Nov 25, 2016 at 10:30 am
                      This bonda in a banian reads Jerome K Jerome?! Ha, ha, ha! Funniest joke ever! Which stupid IAS manages his Twitter a/c?!
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                        Vernaker Patil
                        Nov 25, 2016 at 9:32 am
                        No surprises.Supporters of Modi never sleep but keep their laptop ready to answer every criticism in media.They must know there is last stop toodeed Modi couldn't impress the nation (except BJP paid social media data entry guys )as an effective PM.Demonetisation is once such political gimmick.
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                          Rakesh Tiwari
                          Nov 25, 2016 at 2:05 pm
                          Now I get it.Why it is called pressutes or sold media. They truly deserve the epithet. Look at all the hard work and tireless labor.
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                            sk
                            Nov 25, 2016 at 11:04 am
                            I have heard of Lalu but never of Jerome. There are too many famous Western people and it is difficult to know all of them.
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                              sochee
                              Nov 25, 2016 at 8:57 am
                              What was Bihar before Nitish came to power on the back of bjp support. It was a picture hung by the real uncle Podger of India or rather bihari Chacha Podger! Modi is no Podger.Just remember the Guarat he left behind while coming to Delhi and just recall the Bihar Lalu left behind while going to jail.
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                                Guptan Veemboor
                                Nov 25, 2016 at 11:00 am
                                I am wonder-stuck !!! I could not imagine that this man have heard of Jerome K Jerome or Three Men in a Boat or Uncle Podger. It is surely someone who is well versed in English is writing all these for him. Even if a buffalo quotes 'Gita' I will not be surprised like this.
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