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Twitter lights up with laughs over Alpesh Thakor’s skin whitening ‘imported mushrooms’ claim

OBC leader and Congress candidate Alpesh Thakor’s claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi eats imported mushrooms costing ₹80,000 each to become fair has generated hilarious reactions on Twitter.

india Updated: Dec 13, 2017 13:06 IST
Prerna Gauba
Prerna Gauba
Hindustan Times
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Alpesh Thakor’s claim has generated hilarious reactions online. Here’s a meme generated online(Twitter)


At an election rally in Gujarat on Tuesday, OBC leader and Congress candidate Alpesh Thakore alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi became fair after eating mushrooms from Taiwan, that cost a whopping ₹80,000 per mushroom. This statement became basis for many jokes and soon social media was raided by funny tweets and #ModiHateMushrooms took over Twitter. While the PM did not react, most showed their disappointment towards Thakor’s ‘ridiculous’ claim and others simply took it as a way to beat Tuesday blues. Here are some of the gems:

First Published: Dec 13, 2017 13:06 IST