Farhan Akhtar faces backlash on Twitter after urging Bhopal electorate to cast vote a week later: 'Is this for 2024?'
Farhan Akhtar's tweet urging Bhopal electorate to vote has garnered brickbats from the Twitterati for coming a week after the polls
Farhan Akhtar has become the subject of intense trolling across social media after the actor-director urged Bhopal cast their votes today on Twitter, to save their city from another "full-of-gas tragedy." The problem with the post was that Bhopal electorate cast its vote a week before, on 12 May.
Here is Akhtar's tweet:
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) May 19, 2019
As soon as Akhtar posted the tweet, the actor received backlash for tweeting a week after the elections in the city
What a gas bag! You better take something for your gas problem, it's making you foggy. https://t.co/nQ26RZ1HJO Because #Bhopal has already voted for @SadhviPragya_MP on 12th. — Y_a_s_h_a_s_v_i (@Ya_2317) May 19, 2019
Dear Electorate of Bhopal
I’m sure on 12th May you
- Said No To Digvijay who propagated the lie Hindu Terror
-Said No To Digvijay who deviously promoted RSS ki Saazish 26/11
- Said No To Digvijay who referred to a woman candidate as Tunch Maal.#BetrayerOfBhopal #GasTragedy
— Chowkidar Nandini (@_NAN_DINI) May 19, 2019
This is for 2024 ??? — (Blue Tick) (@onesided_hai) May 19, 2019
Bhai whatsapp group sahi time pe check kiya karo. Aisa tweet karne ka instruction ek week pehle mila hoga. Ab toh ho gayi voting Bhopal mein
— Chowkidar Ankur Singh (@iAnkurSingh) May 19, 2019
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