Ordnance from social media makes Raje Ordinance top trending
While the state government is preparing to face the opposition onslaught over the Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Ordinance, 2017 during the assembly session beginning on Monday; the battle over the implications of the Ordinance is being fought in cyber space. The opposition has launched a vicious onslaught on chief minister Vasundhara Raje and the issue is the top trending topic on social media.
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi launched a concerted attack against Raje and tweeted “Madam chief minister, with all humility we are in the 21st Century. Its 2017 not 1817. This was in reference to the 1817 Treaty between the British and erstwhile Gwalior royal family, to which Raje belongs.
The RaGa tweet about 1817, say political observers is more targeted at Jyotiraditya Scindia who is the direct descendant, while Raje happens to be the daughter of the family. Observers feel that the tweet targets Rahul’s own close aide as much as it does Raje.
AAP leader and incharge for Rajasthan Kumar Vishwas called Raje the female Kim Jong and party workers went on to tweet with the hashtag #TuglakiMaharani. Vishwas and other AAP leaders went to make a series of tweets with the hashtag and it …read more