PayTM CEO’s response to Arvind Kejriwal’s ‘stinging’ tweet is winning the Internet

"Paytm biggest beneficiary of PM’s announcement. Next day PM appears in its ads. Whats the deal, Mr PM?” he tweeted.

Updated: November 11, 2016 4:36 pm
PayTM' CEO's response to Arvind Kejriwal is epic! PayTM’ CEO’s response to Arvind Kejriwal is epic!

Prime Minister Narendra Modi demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes in a bid to curb corruption and put an end to black money floating in the country. The first two days have been troublesome for many because of the suddenness of his decision but there are millions who have lauded the move too. However, as expected, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal isn’t one of them.

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In a Facebook live video on November 10, he slammed the PM’s bold step and said it’s not going to solve the problem of black money and corruption, instead it’s going to increase it. He also alleged that BJP’s “friends” already knew about the development in advance and they have already sent their money abroad.

“Do you find black marketers in the queues? Or rich people? Those in the queues are traders, rickshaw pullers, autorickshaw drivers, farmers, workers. Are these the people with black money?” he asked.

In a series of tweets, he also took potshots at PayTM declaring that the company is the biggest beneficiary of this new move. “Paytm biggest beneficiary of PM’s announcement. Next day PM appears in its ads. Whats the deal, Mr PM?” he tweeted.

But PayTM CEO and founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma took note of what the CM said and decided to share a piece of his mind with him. His response is truly winning the Internet with nearly 10,000 retweets.

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“Dear Sir, The biggest beneficiary is our country. We are just a tech startup, trying to solve financial inclusion & make India proud,” he wrote.

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    Krishnamurthy
    Nov 12, 2016 at 5:20 am
    This so called leader called Kejriwal does not understand any economics or finance. Is he a real IIT product ? Always fishing for attention and now has lost his mind...Oh !! But did he have one at all ?
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      Aezaz
      Nov 11, 2016 at 12:15 pm
      Yes sir, but this is just temporary. Don't worry black marketers are going to be doubled since the inception of 2000 notes.
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        Chandu Shah
        Nov 11, 2016 at 5:17 pm
        Craziwal has always been mental. Look a at his face. He always looks angry.
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          Gk
          Nov 12, 2016 at 9:27 am
          AK is not a racist, he loves black money also.
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            K. Basu
            Nov 11, 2016 at 3:23 pm
            May be kejriwal is true, but he is vocal because he couldn't do the same in advance. Ha ha ha !
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              N k
              Nov 12, 2016 at 7:16 am
              Dear Mr Sharmalt;br/gt;Just sue Kejri for all its worth.lt;br/gt;This horrible habit of accusing someone with no evidence cannot happen in any civilised country.lt;br/gt;Unfortunately if we had a fast and efficient judicial system people wud hv sued him for the many falsities he has uttered.lt;br/gt;Hit and run untimately will make Kejri lose credibility at least amongst thosr who are literate.lt;br/gt;What does it matter anyway - most of his votes are from illiterate.lt;br/gt;Im.not dissing illiterate people as goodness has notjing to.do with literacy but certainly Kejri can hoodwink them easily
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                Kiran gupta
                Nov 11, 2016 at 9:59 am
                Really it is amazing kejriwal has achieved the status of rahul hi ,mulayam yadav and mayawati in such a short time to denaunce demonetisation
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                  Sane Indian
                  Nov 11, 2016 at 10:43 am
                  Oh! Chameleon, is your name Arvind Kejriwal
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                    Vishy
                    Nov 11, 2016 at 9:29 am
                    This Kejriwal is a scourge on our nation .. the useless guy should be thrown into the sea.. lt;br/gt;brainless dimwit is the word for this mental patient
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                      vijaykumar
                      Nov 11, 2016 at 10:09 am
                      Kejriwal is a fool who doesn't know that he is a fool.
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                        Amit
                        Nov 12, 2016 at 9:16 am
                        This joker became CM fooling the poor and now see how lavishly he lives on the funds meant for development
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                          Abhi
                          Nov 11, 2016 at 9:56 am
                          AK is an intellect who is getting ignored and shamed coz of his BAD MOUTH, he needs to accommodate people and work along.. may be results are not 100% as he thinks if he himself does them, but even 10% will change India..
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                            ambrosial crap
                            Nov 11, 2016 at 11:02 am
                            u have hit the bulls eye !!
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                              T Anandan
                              Nov 11, 2016 at 11:16 am
                              The Paytm CEO tweet is nail on head on Kejri, being so cynical, pl change for better
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                                srishti Govil
                                Nov 11, 2016 at 11:44 am
                                kejriwal is dangerous for this country and utterly selfish true colours are that he wants to encourage corruption
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                                  Rajiv
                                  Nov 11, 2016 at 12:32 pm
                                  Why is the PM appearing in a pvt company's ads ?lt;br/gt;Isnt he supposed to be above all of this ?
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                                    BAHARUL
                                    Nov 12, 2016 at 4:35 am
                                    PayTM can be used for health care services, vegetable and grocery shops ?lt;br/gt;School bus and school fees. India has a huge rural potion and the inconvenience leading to mental distress, frustration and physical illness Modified n Jaitley will never realized.
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                                      Balgit
                                      Nov 12, 2016 at 8:42 am
                                      PayTM CEO is just an opportunist who wants to exploit the situation of Financial Emergency. He is definitely not doing charity, so he should not use the name of country or PM. I am less worried about PayTM minting money in this situation, I am more worries about BJP leaders disposing off their black money before the announcement. If PM made this decision, certianly AMit Shah would have know earlier. If amit shah knew this decision early, he would have taken care of the BJP's cash beforehand, while the cash of Congress, BSP and SP got stuck. In one stroke, BJP emerged a richer party than all other political parties. And should we consider GOld merchants(who are selling gold at 50K) also are people who are doing service to Nation.
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                                        Balgit
                                        Nov 12, 2016 at 10:50 am
                                        There are Bhakt trolls who troll incessantly and still remain poor. Then there are rich bhakts like Baba ramdev, Ambani, Adani and PayTM CEO who become uber rich. The eceonomic disparity within bhakts is increasing. It will soon lead to a revolution within bhakts, where the ruling Rich Bhakts will be overthrown. Did that sound like commism...Oops :P
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                                          Bharath
                                          Nov 11, 2016 at 10:43 am
                                          Blind bhakts does not find anything wrong with this as their IQ is low as usual, but the fact is for a prime minister or any ministers to be used for ads by a private company making profit and competing with other similar companies in the country is unethical. The PMO should give a stern warning and penalize such companies who use such unethical way of doing business.
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                                            Neil Biswas
                                            Nov 11, 2016 at 12:30 pm
                                            PayTM CEO and founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma...ever so humble man just making a killing ...............trump card .............hmmm
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