After Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s masterstroke of demonetising Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, thousands of people queued up outside ATMs and banks to exchange and withdraw money. Among them, on November 11, was Rahul Gandhi standing in a queue outside SBI on Parliament Street. Reportedly, he was there to feel the pain of people who are struggling because the demonetisation.
“Poor people are in trouble, I am here to get Rs 4, 000 exchanged. Neither you (reporters) nor your crorepati owners nor the Prime Minister will understand the problems faced by people,” he told the reporters.
Though people also faced trouble because a VIP was standing in queue but many went on a selfie taking spree. He also interacted with people to know what troubles they were facing. Later, he added, “Can you see anybody here who is high and mighty? Only the troubled common people are here. But how does it matter to Modiji?”
Nevertheless, because it’s Gandhi, this act of goodness was unfortunately trolled and in no time, he was trending on Twitter. People can’t stop joking and here are the top 10 tweets on him that people can’t stop sharing.
This morning I got up at night..My mother came to my room,cried & said- Beta white Money khatm ho gai.Kal 4 hazar nikal k lana- Rahul Gandhi
— Paresh Rawal fαи (@Babu_Bhaiyaa) November 11, 2016
Make fun of him all you want but Rahul Gandhi was smart enough to go to SBI after lunch time.
— NumbYaar (@NumbYaar) November 11, 2016
Rahul Gandhi has got 4k rupees . Now He can pay the salaries of all the Congress’s MLA/MP’s & 3500 rs still will be left with him.
— Smoking Skills (@SmokingSkills_) November 11, 2016
Rahul Gandhi has realized banks attract more ppl than his political rallies . So why not make use of this opportunity ?? #ATMRaga
— ClasslessIndian (@ClasslessIndian) November 11, 2016
Rahul Gandhi asks media “can you see a crorepati in the line?”
He forgot to count himself 😂
— Amit A (@Amit_smiling) November 11, 2016
Sources say that Rahul Gandhi has ordered whiteners worth 1 crore rs. #BlackMoney
— The Viral Fever (@TheViralFever) November 11, 2016
झोपड़ी के तू मेरे से ज्यादा नौटँकी करना चाहता है न, कल देखियो एसबीआई के एटीएम के सामने तेरा भाई नागीन डांस करता दिखाई देगा https://t.co/aIN48gcSf5
ATM: Welcome. Please enter PIN.
Rahul: Here, take.
ATM: Ouch! Not that pin.
— Ramesh Srivats (@rameshsrivats) November 11, 2016
Instead of declaring 500 & 1000 Rs notes illegal, Govt should replace Mahatma Gandhi’s photo with Rahul Gandhi’s to change valuation to 0.
— The Viral Fever (@TheViralFever) November 8, 2016
We Also Ban 25 , 50 paisa but never did show off…
– Rahul Gandhi
— RAHUL #SDL ☔ (@saifalikhan_2) November 8, 2016
Well, he reportedly finally managed to exchange the currency.
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