AAP was on Wednesday handed a severe drubbing in the MCD polls by the BJP, triggering charges of "EVM manipulation" from the Arvind Kejriwal-led party amid murmurs of dissent within its ranks.
This also triggered a direct response from Twitterati who couldn't help but mock AAP and its chief Arvind Kejriwal over their failure to secure seats in the MCD polls.
The top trending keywords were #आप_साफ #MCDresults #MCDelectionresults2017.
Various BJP leaders also came out in support of the poll result and mocked the chief minister for his pre-poll claims.
The AAP's humiliating defeat plunged it into a crisis even as its top leadership put up a brave front suggesting it was all expected due to tampering with EVMs, an allegation that has been rubbished by the Election Commission.
"EVM tampering is the bitter truth of the country's democracy. One can crack jokes on us initially, but fearing being made fun of, we cannot refrain from speaking the truth," Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia told reporters.
However, a section of the party, including senior leaders, privately distanced themselves from the official line on pinning the entire blame for its defeat on alleged EVM manipulation.
Here is how Twitterati mocked AAP:
— Vijay Goel (@VijayGoelBJP) April 26, 2017
— Manoj Goel (@manojgoelbjp) April 26, 2017
— Shrinesh Agrawal (@AgrawalShrinesh) April 26, 2017
Remember Lincoln, You can fool some All the time, fool all some of the time. But not all, all the time.
— Devendra Singh (@dksingh1900) April 26, 2017
— Atrij Kasera (@AtrijKasera) April 26, 2017
#आप_साफ "Be the change you want to see", Aap took seriously with Jhaadu and cleaning themselves.
— Arunesh Narayan (@narayanarunesh) April 26, 2017
With inputs from agenices
Published Date: Apr 26, 2017 14:29 PM | Updated Date: Apr 26, 2017 14:30 PM