Subramanian Swamy Complains To Facebook About Parody Account, Facebook Responds By Pulling Original

20/12/2014 3:17 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:24 AM IST
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NEW DELHI, INDIA - DECEMBER 7: Dr Subramanian Swamy outside the parliament, as Foreign Direct Investment Bill was Passed in the Rajya Sabha in Parliament on December 7, 2012 in New Delhi, India. The government had already won a vote on Foreign Direct Investment or FDI in multi-brand retail in the Lok Sabha two days earlier. (Photo by Sushil Kumar/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy is clearly having a bad day. Facebook accidentally deleted his official page instead of an account Swamy complained of parodying him, according to reports.

Meanwhile, Scroll News reported that the deleted is a fan page run by the ShankhNaad team, which Swamy has endorsed in the past by linking to it on his twitter account.

His page is up now, but to add insult to injury, people took to Twitter to have a laugh over the whole mess up. Firstpost cheekily suggested: "if the real account tweets things like this, can the followers be blamed for getting a little confused?"

An angry Swamy had tweeted on December 14: “Desperate Congi and Aaptards seeing the huge knock out response of PTs have resorted to parody accounts. Facebook must act or face legal notice”.

Facebook responded by deleting his page ‘Dr Subramanian Swamy’ instead of the parody ‘Subramaniam Swamy,’ which uses an ‘m’ instead of ‘n’ in the first name. The page is still active with more than 23,000 followers.

The fake “Subramaniam Swamy" couldn't resist a few jibes.

Christmas has come early for these ‘Viraat Hindu’ satirists on Twitter.