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Rajiv Pratap Rudy Thinks Nitish Kumar Advertised In A Pakistani Daily, Gets Trolled

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NEW DELHI, INDIA - JULY 31: BJP Rajiv Pratap Rudy at Parliament house during the Monsoon Session, on July 31, 2015 in New Delhi, India. Some business was conducted today in the Lok Sabha which has been witnessing disruptions ever since the Monsoon session began on July 21 as the opposition has been relentlessly and vociferously raising the issue of Lalit Modi controversy and Vyapam scam. (Photo by Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

With the Bihar polls underway, both sides are leaving no stones unturned to in trying to make the opposition look bad.

A day after BJP chief Amit Shah courted controversy by saying if his party loses elections in Bihar, firecrackers will be burst in Pakistan, Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy joined the list for his tweet suggesting that Nitish Kumar advertised in Pakistani daily Dawn.

“Nitish advertises in PAKISTAN daily “DAWN” e-edition to woo voters in Bihar. Why Pak? Whom does he want to reach?”

Rudy got trolled on Twitter for his ignorance of Google ads, which serves ads on any site based on the reader’s locations and browsing habits. The minister subsequently deleted the tweet.

Rudy shared a screenshot of the online edition of DAWN and thought that Nitish Kumar paid to publish advertisements. However, what he was referring to was the space on the website reserved for online ads through Google.


Incidentally, Rajiv Pratap Rudy is a Member of Parliament who’s also the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in Modi’s government which is a key ministry in Make in India.

Naturally, Twitter decided to take a dig at him as he is a part of Modi's 'Digital India' team.

However, it seems no one's told BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi that he should delete his tweet too.

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