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Meme makers make light of political bickering

IANS  |  New Delhi 

If you thought the political discourse this election season hit new lows due to the foul-mouthed words spitted out by the candidates contesting the Lok Sabha elections, you must have missed out on the hilarious memes doing the rounds on platforms.

The latest target of the meme makers are Chief Minister and

The memes targeting the Trinamool supremo exploded after the "arbitrary" arrest of BJP's for allegedly posting a morphed image of Banerjee on

Mimicking the set of a horror movie, one such clip being circulated on shows how the Chief Minister shooes a ghost away by reciting the names of Hindu gods.

Modi was trolled on this week for his remarks that he had asked the to carry out the Balakot air strike on February 26 amid adverse weather conditions as his "raw wisdom" said that a cloud blanket would help the Indian fighter planes escape Pakistani radars.

The Twitterati, which include film personalities and politicians, ridiculed the comments and hilarious memes were posted by several of them.

Comedian Kunal Kamra also posted several memes showing the standing with the Game of Thrones' Lannister family, Avengers and the blackhole picture, captioning them: "PM Modi in several timelines giving people the right advice."

Referring to Modi's favourite "How's the Josh?" comment from the Hindi movie "Uri: The Surgical Strike", users memed: "How's the PM? High sir".

If Modi is mocked, can escape the radar of the meme creators?

Often ridiculed for his breaks between work, memes showing him fleeing political rallies have been a source of fun for the

The memes targeting have also refused to subside ever since he joined the BJP.

The most common theme running across these memes mocks the way the handled a handpump in one of his popular films, "Gadar: Ek Prem Katha".

"is putting extra locks on their handpumps," reads the caption of one such images.

and have been the other stars of the best memes in this political season.



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First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 22:14 IST