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Narendra Modi’s witty response to Ravi Shastri’s ‘tracer bullet’ comment on UP

Ravi Shastri got an epic reply from Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the former congratulated him on Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) win in the Uttar Pradesh elections

cricket Updated: Mar 17, 2017 11:14 IST
HT Correspondent
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New Delhi
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Ravi Shastri congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Uttar Pradesh elections and got a witty reply.(AP)

Ravi Shastri, cricketer-turned-commentator, took to Twitter to congratulate the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for its landslide win in the recently concluded Uttar Pradesh elections through his trademark ‘tracer bullet’ comment and got a witty response from Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Shastri said on Thursday that the Prime Minister and BJP president Amit Shah’s efforts took the party beyond the 300-seat mark like a “tracer bullet”.

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PM Modi responded to Shastri sportingly by replying with an analogy that the commentator often uses. His tweet was liked by 16,000 people and retweeted almost 7,000 times by Friday.

Twitterattis were amused by PM Modi’s comments.

Later, Shah also replied to Shastri’s tweet.

First Published: Mar 17, 2017 11:06 IST