Kapil Sharma asked for bribe, tweets to PM Narendra Modi: 'Ye hain aapke acche din?'

FP Staff

Sep,09 2016 10:49:57 IST

He's known more for his sharp witticisms for the celebrity guests who frequent his show.

But on Thursday evening, 8 September, popular comedian Kapil Sharma showed that he has a serious side a well.

Sharma caused quite the controversy on Twitter when he questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his promise of bringing acche din, in the background of ubiquitous corruption still troubling the common man.

On Thursday evening, Sharma tweeted:

Sharma's tweet was reportedly prompted by demands for a bribe by officials of the municipal corporation in Mumbai, in exchange for permission to build his office space.

While Sharma's direct challenge to Modi met with the criticism of other twitterati, those in positions of authority seemed to take note of his plaint.

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis tweeted back to Sharma saying the allegations of corruption on the part of BMC officials would be looked into.

There was no tweet from the PM's handle in response to Sharma's at the time of publishing this article.

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Updated Date: Sep 09, 2016 13:01 PM