Sonowal begins full-blown war on Twitter after Rahul salvo on PM Modi

Soon after Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi finished his speech in Parliament where he accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of ignoring his cabinet colleagues on critical issues, a full-scale war ensued on Twitter. Union ministers, including Home Minister Rajnath Singh, came to the PM’s defence.

Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal. Image courtesy PIB

Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal. Image courtesy PIB

The first salvo was fired when ministers reminded Rahul of the social media where nothing disappears from memory. Old Twitter posts were revived to catch Rahul off-guard once again, with top ministers of the Modi government fiercely countering his claims on the Naga accord.

Minutes after he finished, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal fired a salvo reminding the Congress vice president about a tweet by then Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Nabam Tuki (of the Congress Party) which was deleted under pressure of the Congress High Command.

Sonowal tweeted:

https://twitter.com/sarbanandsonwal/status/705019907746848768

https://twitter.com/sarbanandsonwal/status/705020105487351809

Sonowal lambasted the Congress’ negative politics in the North-East and contrasted it with Narendra Modi’s efforts.

Twiteratti did not wait long to tear into Rahul’s half-truths.

https://twitter.com/samarg_uvaach/status/705014430132629504

https://twitter.com/rahul_saffron/status/705011652534489088

https://twitter.com/_avve/status/705008696837931008

https://twitter.com/forcenamo/status/704994990468927488

https://twitter.com/buzzindelhi/status/705023444027465728

https://twitter.com/unsubtledesi/status/705021260250501121

https://twitter.com/isharmapuneet/status/705009249039028225

Home Minister Rajnath Singh also punctured Rahul Gandhi’s absurd claims by Tweeting:

https://twitter.com/bjprajnathsingh/status/705008694279274496

https://twitter.com/bjprajnathsingh/status/705008913385586689


Updated Date: Mar 02, 2016 20:12 PM

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