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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First Published on: November 30, 2016 10:48 pm
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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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              sb
              Nov 30, 2016 at 9:30 pm
              Ha ha....Congress Still stuck in 1947 type propaa.lt;br/gt;U need to adapt to #Cashless strategies. Go around and see the reality.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;I mean, I would like to know the Congress genius who comes around with such anlt;br/gt;absurd idea to fake a hacking, I mean shower expletives on your own leader to gain public sympathy and then link to #digital-economy!!lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Ha ha..Rahul hi really u beat us all in stupidity..lt;br/gt;Mann...Out of age Politics!!
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                Bir Chilarai
                Dec 1, 2016 at 8:40 am
                Predictably, Congress chaprasi eep Surjewala followed by others are immediately blaming Modi! They ask how secure can bank transactions be if Twitter can be hacked and therefore Digital India is unsafe! Morons don't know that security levels on chat sites like Twitter are altogether different than those for financial transactions. Or that this was not a server-level hack but a username/pword leak, both accounts being used by multiple users. Don't be surprised if police find it was hacked from stan on the behest of Congress, just like they asked stan to help them overthrow BJP. Good news though. It shows the extent of their desperation.
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                  Abhimanyu
                  Nov 30, 2016 at 5:38 pm
                  viru sehwag. you were brainless with your mouth and got kicked out by dhoni thereby finishing your career. so better shut your trap and keep away from politics.
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                    gunwant walbe
                    Dec 1, 2016 at 6:12 am
                    Once up on a time, Shahi Tharur twitted that his account was hacked. His account was never hacked, his account was used by his wife. After some days she was found dead.lt;br/gt;Suanda wated to write trougth behind the Money loundering and Hawala scandals in cricket.
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                      mayank
                      Dec 13, 2016 at 9:43 am
                      कैसा रहा राहुल गाँधी का यह साल ? जानने के लिए देखिये फेसबुक द्वारा YearInReview2016 पप्पू के लिए । और हँस हँस के लोटपोट हो जाइये । lt;br/gt;
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                        murvarad
                        Dec 1, 2016 at 12:14 pm
                        I have been using digital transaction for the last 10 years, nothing happened. Can't u even protect your twitter account but dreaming of PM pappu, ware wa!.
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                          Raghu
                          Dec 1, 2016 at 3:18 am
                          No way...Congress it self is doing this to get cheap publicity for sure. Look at his face in the picture! Looks like a dead person. He can't loockafter himself, dreaming about becoming PM! PM giri tera baap ka jaagir hi kya?
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                            Roevan S
                            Nov 30, 2016 at 6:20 pm
                            This is called brilliant trolling. A fake set up story by Congress derailed. We know their dirty blood well.
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                              Roevan S
                              Nov 30, 2016 at 6:21 pm
                              U vote your own comment. Seriously? No wonder you support Pappu.
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                                Reader
                                Dec 1, 2016 at 11:49 am
                                Thanks for using abusive language again to confirm my above comment.
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                                  Reader
                                  Dec 1, 2016 at 5:30 am
                                  Your language is abusive like all bhakts and their masters.
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                                    Vijyes Yechuri
                                    Nov 30, 2016 at 6:33 pm
                                    That is not original sehwag account. It is a parody account. Read the spelling properly. By the way, upvoting your own comment is ridiculous
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