With the election season going on throughout the country, politicians are leaving no stones unturned to campaign in their constituency. Recently, when BJP party worker Pragya Thakur did the same it sort of backfired considering that she called Nathuram Godse a patriot, the man who killed Mahatma Gandhi. While she received her share of flak, Farhan Akhtar decided to condemn her by asking his followers to not vote for her in his tweet, albeit a bit too late! Farhan tweeted this post over the weekend whereas the elections in Bhopal were already held in the weekend before that! Not surprisingly, the multi-faceted star got massively trolled on social media.
Farhan Akhtar faced flak for campaigning against voting Pragya Thakur over the weekend, since he was a week late for doing so. The elections were held in these constituencies on May 12, which was a week before the tweet. He had said, “Dear electorate of Bhopal, it’s time for you to save your city from another full-of-gas tragedy. #SayNoToPragya #SayNoToGodse #RememberTheMahatma #ChooseLoveNotHate.” Netizens also didn’t take kindly to the fact that he had commented on Bhopal gas tragedy, one of the worst gas accidents in the history of mankind that claimed lives of about 15,000 people. Here are a few tweets that followed the tweet made by Farhan:
Oo chacha… Oo afeem wale chacha…. Bhopal me ho gaye election, aap rest kar lijiye!!
— Faad Dunga BC (@naalaYUCK) May 19, 2019
Hume Sirf Paiso Se Matlb Hai Kaha Voting huyi Kaha Hone Wali Hai pic.twitter.com/SIv8y1tyTC
— Prashant (@prashant_7_) May 19, 2019
Change your internet connection. Your tweets are taking 10 days to be published
— Rahul Raj (@bhak_sala) May 19, 2019
These guys are so cut off from reality
— Chowkidar Anu Mathur (@AnuMathur19) May 19, 2019
Hakkla bhai thoda jaldi Ho Gaya , Kaash 23 Ko muh Khola hota. Namo tab tak Shapath bhi le chuke hote. Namo namo.
— navneet mehta (@shrinav_mehtag) May 19, 2019
— Y_a_s_h_a_s_v_i ???????? (@Ya_2317) May 19, 2019
Dimag to sahi hai? Ya Papa ka Dr Ortho ayurvedic ghutne ka tel khansi ki dawai samajh ke pi gaye ho?
Bhopal has already voted on May 12th.
— THE SKIN DOCTOR (@theskindoctor13) May 19, 2019
Dilon Mein Tum Apna Agenda Leke Chal Rahe Ho
Toh Zinda Ho Tum
Dimaag Mein Elections Ki Galat Date Leke Chal Rahe Ho
Toh Agenda Ho Tum
— Yo Yo Funny Singh (@moronhumor) May 19, 2019
— Shouryodeep Chakraborty???????? (@shouryodeep) May 19, 2019
You fool it was Rajiv Gandhi who allowed that to happen ! Stick to your flimsy film world
— Chowkidar Karuna Gopal (@KarunaGopal1) May 19, 2019
Rajeev Gandhi ne Bhopal gas tragedy wale Anderson ko bhagaya tha lagta hai each nahi bolte ho aur chatukaar no.1 ho.par janta ko ye maloom hai ki dalali me usko bhagaya hai.
— Suneet bisht (@SuneetBisht) May 20, 2019