With the inflow of funny jokes and memes on Twitter, social media has turned into a box of comedy. From Bollywood to politics and religion – no matter what the context, social media users can change even the most serious conversations into a series of punny tweets. Recently, something similar happened when Rahul Gandhi addressed a rally in Patan, Gujarat. Gearing up for the upcoming elections in the state, he highlighted various promises made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s and countered them with his own views on them.
However, at one instance in the 26.17-minute video of the Gujarat rally, the politician can be heard saying, “Aisi machine lagaunga, iss side se aaloo ghusega, uss side se sona niklega.” (I will install such a machine that if you feed in potatoes from one side, you’ll get gold from the other side.)” After listening to the statement, many users cropped out a short 0.20-second clip of this statement and converted it into a meme. The hilarious one-liners went viral, and have made quite buzz on the micro-blogging website.
With their creative juices charged up, Twitterati flooded the networking site with chucklesome situations for the 0.20-second clip. Here are some of the funniest memes.
RT if you think Rahul Gandhi is India’s best stand up comedian😂😂 pic.twitter.com/Xm4PSaw1Z4
— Rishi Bagree 🇮🇳 (@rishibagree) November 14, 2017
Me to my boss during my appraisal pic.twitter.com/mmqF5JJrLZ
— Unfair & Lowly (@UnfairAndLowly) November 14, 2017
Aaloo Factory feat Pikotaro pic.twitter.com/7ranw2IpbD
— Chikoo (@TweetErrant) November 15, 2017
“Agar dono side se aaloo dala toh kya niklega?” pic.twitter.com/2dtMOQ0nff
— one tip one hand_ (@OneTipOneHand_) November 14, 2017
This is the outcome of Rahul Gandhi’s Aaloo daalunga – Sona niklega speech. pic.twitter.com/rxJluLxSlk
— Godman Chikna (@Madan_Chikna) November 14, 2017
Exclusive pic of Rahul Gandhi selling raw gold. pic.twitter.com/dsSM2qZB6G
— Chikoo (@TweetErrant) November 14, 2017
Rahul Gandhi wants to build a machine which takes potato as an input and gives gold as an output. Is he talking about a machine or Bappi Lahiri? pic.twitter.com/ogmOrNKxlI
— Anshu Mor (@anshuMor) November 14, 2017
Pic 1: Bappi da before entering RaGa’s Aloo Ki Factory.
Pic 2: Bappi da after coming out of RaGa’s Aloo Ki Factory. pic.twitter.com/jP2VAyVYfm
— PhD in Bakchodi (@Atheist_Krishna) November 14, 2017
— #GauravPradhan 🇮🇳 (@DrGPradhan) November 14, 2017
While it is interesting to see the wit and sass of social media users, it also highlights how little it takes to convert something totally out of context into a jocular series of memes. What do you think? Tell us in the comments below.