Updated: May 27, 2021 11:39:28 am
Mumbai Police are known for their witty social media posts, and it’s no longer restricted to just creative use of memes and wordplay. The Twitter handle of the police force has been winning the internet with its quirky replies to people flouting lockdown guidelines. A man recently tweeted to the police, asking if his name would make him an exception to the rules. However, it was the police force who had the last laugh.
Recently, Mumbai’s Commissioner of Police urged people to stay home saying it’s too hot to venture out. “A Perfect Climate To Remain Indoors,” CP tweeted with a photo showing it’s “sunny” outside at 30 degree Celsius. He also added in a subsequent tweet in Marathi that it is “better to stay at home than to go out in the hot sun”.
As the senior officer stressed on the weather condition, a man named Sunny asked if he could go out given his name.
Sir, my name is Sunny. Can I go outside?
— Sunny Pandey (@sunnyspandey) May 23, 2021
Mumbai Police was having none of it. The official Twitter handle decided to answer the man with a tongue-in-cheek reply. Playing along with the wordplay, the social media managers flaunted their sass using some top notch astronomical references, winning Twitter.
“Sir, if you are truly that star at the centre of the solar system, around which Earth & the other components of solar system revolve, we hope you realise the responsibility you are shouldering!” the law enforcement agency wrote in a sarcastic reply. “Don’t compromise it by exposing yourself to the virus please! Be the #SunshineOfSafety” they added in their epic reply.
Sir, if you are truly that star at the centre of the solar system, around which Earth & the other components of solar system revolve, we hope you realise the responsibility you are shouldering! Don’t compromise it by exposing yourself to the virus please! Be the #SunshineOfSafety https://t.co/qxIYSkAeNU
— Mumbai Police (@MumbaiPolice) May 24, 2021
Soon the “savage” response from the cops started to get a lot of attention online, with many praising them for their sense of humor and handling such “silly responses” with class.
kamaal hai!!!!!!! gazab!!!!! https://t.co/Lx2plCl0D5
— Dr. Dhananjay Parab (@djayparab) May 25, 2021
— Nilpa (Joshi)Bhatt (@NilpaBhatt) May 25, 2021
— krishna mehra (@krishnabilly) May 24, 2021
— Shweta Raut (@ShwetaR80498821) May 24, 2021
Savage! 🤣👏👏 https://t.co/S650iIAx5B
— Sneha Segar (@sneha_segar) May 25, 2021
We don’t want to see you going Heavenly Abode and shining from there https://t.co/YxtSc0HOSv
— Tones (@TonesInAction) May 24, 2021
— Darshan Sharma (@TheBhradain) May 24, 2021
Love the subtle punches…bollywood writers shud learn from Mumbai Police SM cell 👍👌
— Rishit Hemani (@rrhemani) May 24, 2021
Whoever’s writing these responses at Mumbai Police — kudos. I have been following your wit for a while. Very fun to read :)
— Rishabh Shah (@rishabh_shah92) May 24, 2021
Geography lessons given, shots fired.
I love you @MumbaiPolice
— Gauresh M (@go_gorace) May 24, 2021
Who ever is Writing the Rever back of tweets for u Guys ,Take a bow broooo… I follow u only fr such Replies.. 🙋😲🤷
— 🤦Shhh🩺💊💉😍🤗 (@Shhhhhhhhhabash) May 24, 2021
Mumbai police the way your answering the questions I have became your fan
— Sanjayvrajak09@gmail (@sanjayvrajak09) May 24, 2021
LOL! It took me a second to understand this and now I can’t stop laughing 😀😀 Whoever manages this account has an impeccable sense of humor 😀😀
— Smriti Pandey (@sp1408) May 24, 2021
However, this is not the first time such a reply from the handle created a buzz online. Back in April, when Covid-19 curbs were introduced and a man wanted to know how he can see his girlfriend, the cop not only had a cool reply but also some profound life lessons.
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