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  1. Watch: Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari mocks people standing in ATM queues after demonetisation

Watch: Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari mocks people standing in ATM queues after demonetisation

Newly appointed Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari has raked up a controversy after he was seen mocking people standing in queues outside bank ATMs since Prime Minister Narendra made his demonetisation announcement in a video.

By: | New Delhi | Published: January 4, 2017 11:12 AM
Newly appointed Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari has raked up a controversy after he was seen mocking people standing in queues outside bank ATMs since Prime Minister Narendra made his demonetisation announcement in a video. (PTI image) Newly appointed Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari has raked up a controversy after he was seen mocking people standing in queues outside bank ATMs since Prime Minister Narendra made his demonetisation announcement in a video. (PTI image)

Newly appointed Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari has raked up a controversy after he was seen mocking people standing in queues outside bank ATMs since Prime Minister Narendra made his demonetisation announcement in a video. The undated video, which has emerged, shows the Bhojpuri singer and actor-turned-politician was discussing the prevailing situation following the much-debated move of scrapping Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes with a group of people, including BJP functionaries. He was seen narrating an incident, in which he went to meet people standing in the queue, in a sarcastic manner. Dubbing those people as ‘Deshbhakt’, he was seen as singing a song.

Delhi water minister Kapil Mishra has re-tweeted the video clip which has been doing rounds on social media. So far BJP has not reacted on the development. With the high-stakes municipal poll around the corner, politics around the video is likely to escalate.

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Earlier, Tiwari has slammed AAP government for “failing to fulfill” its promises and invited Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for a debate on the problems faced by the people. Tiwary in an hour-long chat picked up comments and questions while attacking AAP government and Kejriwal even as he said that politics should come next to solving problems of the people.

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