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Twitterati troll Rahul Gandhi, say Chota Bheem must have been his Twitter password

Screenshots of the profance tweets shared from the account were widely shared on social media.

By: Trends Desk | Updated: December 1, 2016 11:59 am
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The official Twitter handle of Rahul Gandhi was hacked on Wednesday evening and abusive tweets directed at Rahul and the Congress party was shared from the verified account. Not only were the tweets profane, hackers also demeaned the Congress vice-president by altering the bio and the name of the handle.

Though the team responsible for managing the account took quick action and deleted the distasteful tweets, the damage was done. Within a few minutes, images of the tweets were widely circulated on social networking sites and, eventually, Twitterati trolled Rahul Gandhi.

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While various Congress leaders condemned the act and alleged that only one “political camp” could be behind the cyber attack, people paid little attention. Although the Congress Vice President’s account was hacked only for a few minutes, the tweets had the entire micro-blogging site buzzing. While it was a matter of serious concern, Twitterati could not resist stifling a stray laugh or more. From the password of the account to the general tone of Gandhi’s tweets on better days than these, people had a lot to talk about.

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They could not stop taking a jibe at the leader, with many joking about what could be the account’s password and few claiming that it was a wasteful exercise as “even in normal days, he speaks and writes senseless”. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and even news anchor Arnab Goswami were dragged into the hacking row, with numerous tweets alleging they could be responsible for the incident.

Since the government decided to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes, Gandhi has been a strong critic of the move and even hit out at PM Modi for not speaking on the issue inside the parliament.

Here is how Twitterati reacted to the hacking of Rahul Gandhi’s account:

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    Anand Goswami
    Jan 6, 2017 at 6:11 am
    It was through the Italian family that the dynastic world of politics came alive for me; living in intimate proximity with power for manitions, scams, and sabotage as issues relating to politics and governance, were vivid daily realities which I learned and mastered. - RaGa
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      Jeffrey Anderson
      Jan 30, 2017 at 3:14 pm
      I have seen a w lot of people complain bitterly on here about fake hackers.lt;br/gt;I have been a victim of fake hackers 3times and i got ripped off each time.lt;br/gt;Last year i traveled for an official ignment where i met Verenich, one oflt;br/gt;Russia's finest hackers. This man saved my life. You can contact him on hislt;br/gt;EMAIL- or KIK- Verenichtechnologies
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        Unknown Indian
        Dec 1, 2016 at 6:17 am
        RaGa: Who wants to become next Pappu?lt;br/gt;Abhimanyu: "Maiiiinnnnn"
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          Unknown Indian
          Dec 1, 2016 at 6:15 am
          and what are you "Italian Chamcha"
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            sb
            Nov 30, 2016 at 9:33 pm
            And my congratulations to TWITTERATTI.lt;br/gt;Brilliant Trolling just took the winds out of their politics.lt;br/gt;Ha ha...great.
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