Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched his party's signature campaign "Main Bhi Chowkidar" on Twitter today. The campaign went viral within hours grabbing a lot of attention. The opposition party, Congress soon after took a jibe at the PM saying that they have only helped big industrialists such as Anil Ambani and Gautam Adani during his tenure.
The Party took to Twitter to lash out at the ruling party with a picture with facts and statistics:
"Important message to Modi: India is not foolish. Everybody knows that you are the one and only chowkidar (watchman) who favors suits and boots," (translated from Hindi)
Important message to Modi: #IndiaBewakoofNahiHai sabko pata hai you are the one & only #SuitBootKaChowkidaarhttps
Meanwhile. Congress president Rahul Gandhi posted images of industrialist Anil Ambani along with businessman Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksey and Vijay Mallya with a caption, "You feeling a little guilty today?"
Congress accused Ambani in the Dassault's Rafale fighter jets case, opposition party alleged that the BJP helped the rich industrialists and businessmen while ignoring the needs of the country's poor.
PM Modi had repeatedly called himself a "chowkidar" whose task was safeguarding the country's wealth and a "pradhan sevak" - or prime servant - whose sole aim was to serve the people. However, while alleging discrepancies in the Rafale deal, opposition played on the PM’s chowkidar" and came up with the slogan "chowkidar chor hain” which translates to "the watchman is the thief