Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that when he was in his early twenties, he went to jail battling for Bangladesh’s freedom. However, as soon as Modi made the assertion, Twitter users started to doubt the prime minister’s words, creating the trending hashtag #LieLikeModi.
“I was about 20-22 years old when, along with some colleagues, I had protested in favor of Bangladesh during its struggle,” Modi said in Bangladesh, speaking in the presence of the neighboring country’s prime minister, Sheikh Hasina. I even served time in prison. Pakistan’s massacres in Bangladesh are well-known…the images kept me awake at night.”
That being said, netizens started to doubt the Indian prime minister’s statements, with many wondering if he was in Pakistan because the Indian army had played a key role in Bangladesh’s liberation and the Indian authorities had no intention of detaining him.
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Entire Political Science by Narendra Modi. pic.twitter.com/LvJvJ4JfpY
— Jairam Ramesh (@Jairam_Ramesh) March 26, 2021
Modiji was sitting on top of the Berlin wall when it fell in 1989. #LieLikeModi
— Srivatsa (@srivatsayb) March 26, 2021
जुम्मा स्पेशल बिरयानी खाने के बाद फोटोसेशन
कराते हुए #आन्दोलनजीवी
अंधभक्तो तुम थाली बजाओ बस😂🤣 pic.twitter.com/twdxue62Ps
— Salman Khan🏹 (@BeingSalmanK007) March 26, 2021
PM Modi claimed he went to jail for protesting for Bangladesh's freedom.
Since India was fighting for Bangaldesh, it is obvious anyone found supporting Pakistan would be jailed during that period.
— Rofl Republic (@i_the_indian_) March 26, 2021
— Amitabh bachpan (Parody) (@bachpanamitabh) March 26, 2021