15/12/2015 2:05 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST

Twitter Erupts With Scorn After Kejriwal Calls Modi A 'Psychopath'

A supporter of Aam Aadmi Party, or Common Man's Party, waves an Indian flag next to a cut-out of party leader Arvind Kejriwal during his swearing-in ceremony as chief minister of Delhi in New Delhi, India, Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015. The AAP, headed by the former tax official who had remade himself into a champion for clean government, won 67 of the 70 seats in recent elections. Kejriwal and the party he created routed the country's best-funded and best-organized political machine and dealt an embarrassing blow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

A furious Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal directed an extraordinarily sharp attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, calling him a "coward and psychopath" after his office was allegedly raided by the CBI.

What followed was a barrage of shocked tweets directed at the chief minister for using language that some claimed tarnished the dignity of his office.

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There were those with sane advice.

According to reports, the CBI has said it has registered a case against Secretary to the Chief Minister, Rajendra Kumar, on allegations of abusing his official position by "favouring a particular firm in the last few years in getting tenders from Delhi government departments."

Meanwhile, some of the chief minister's supporters have initiated a hashtag called #ModiFearsKejriwal

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