Updated: May 15, 2020 12:44:29 pm
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation Tuesday during which he spoke about the importance of India turning self-reliant. He also announced a Rs 20 lakh crore economic package called the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan. Amid the mixed reactions to the speech, the word ‘atmanirbhar’ started trending and social media was flooded with memes.
People began citing various hilarious examples of turning self-reliant:
Why do you want to share your credentials with someone else for an online transaction?
— Nagpur City Police (@NagpurPolice) May 13, 2020
— Vishal Sharma (@imsudanvishal) May 14, 2020
Try to find something on Google
— H E N I L (@shah_h3nil) May 13, 2020
Hey Alexa , turn on the lights !
Alexa : Do by your self….#atmanirbhar
— gohil abhijitsinh (@gohilabhijit) May 13, 2020
— Ssaarrccaassm🥀 (@ssaarrccaassm) May 13, 2020
— Shafqat Hussain Shah (@BeingShafqat) May 13, 2020
— Manish Sirani (@SiraniManish) May 13, 2020
Me:- mom chai peela do na
Mom:- #atmanirbhar raho
— आत्मनिर्भर Munna🇮🇳 (@nresh26) May 13, 2020
Client: Bro, trending news ke creative kaha hai?
— Kaabira. (@KaabiraSpeaking) May 13, 2020
Class Topper who also make Notes pic.twitter.com/0I5TkS4tjo
— Unemployed Marwadi 🇮🇳 (@Muaaaahrwadi) May 13, 2020
Mom : Beta, jaa baazar se saaman leke aa.
Me : Mummy Aatmanirbhar bano!
Mom : Mujhe sikhayegi…. pic.twitter.com/Jjy9C8ibQ9
— Aishthetic?? (@Badassgirlll) May 13, 2020
Me after forging my parents signature in my Absence note after bunking a class.. pic.twitter.com/ITwh5FbYnJ
— Kaju Katli (@kaju__katli) May 13, 2020
Monisha beta Aatma Nirbhar bolo, Mechanical Engineer is too middle class.
— Sagar (@sagarcasm) May 12, 2020
*Me after passing in exams without using cheat sheets : pic.twitter.com/rDmb0oaJJ4
— 🍭Saccharine. (@Saccharine_18) May 12, 2020
All the FRIENDS to Rachel in the first episode: pic.twitter.com/0SM7vYh9uE
— FRIENDS x Bollywood (@Bollyfriends) May 12, 2020
— Manali Gharat (@ManaliGharat) May 12, 2020
*14 yo me, sleeping alone after watching a horror movie* pic.twitter.com/vmD18byPS8
— Suren (@Arrre_bhai) May 12, 2020
However, that wasn’t the only line from PM Modi’s speech that inspired memes.
3-4 saal pehle tak 12th ke Maths Board exam ke kuch questions: pic.twitter.com/AhpZQmLmJz
— Diksha🌈 (@BrahmaandKiMaa) May 13, 2020
*While playing pubg
When you are alone escape and this be the last Zone.
— Shinchan 🙂 (@FlirtyLonda) May 13, 2020
— आत्मनिर्भर मास्टर साहब 😎 (@MasterSaheb69) May 13, 2020
New Zealand to super over pic.twitter.com/vtlMMkl9MC
— 6𝖎𝖝1𝖓𝖊9𝖎𝖓𝖊 🇮🇳 (@Im619_) May 13, 2020
every ludo game pic.twitter.com/mLERAB6aKy
— Aman (@humourously_urs) May 12, 2020
When you forgot to wear helmet and see traffic police at circle pic.twitter.com/PgQeqxe2TI
— Raghav Masoom (@comedibanda) May 12, 2020
Me : ek large caramel popcorn kitne ka hai?
— Pakchikpak Raja Babu (@HaramiParindey) May 12, 2020
Jab aap raat ko apne ghar ja rahe hote hai aur achanak se 2-3 kutte beech me aajae pic.twitter.com/KEoZ9whPD3
— Single Hu👁 (@singlehaqse) May 12, 2020
— Thoda sa funny🇮🇳 (@Shivam_mishra21) May 12, 2020
When crush accept your proposal… pic.twitter.com/aC3VZRNcDq
— Hulk 🚩 (@Memeaddicted__) May 12, 2020
India Top-order collapse
Middle order be like : pic.twitter.com/vAYoAbZ2Bk
— आत्मनिर्भर Atul (@dikhhat_hai_) May 12, 2020
Me when I trying to get into running local train.. pic.twitter.com/g8I9EMsjjO
— Gujarati Chhokro (@pubgkadeewana) May 12, 2020
The details of the Rs 20 lakh crore package, is believed will provide assistance to workers, farmers, middle class and industrial units, would be announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday at 4 pm.
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