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Priyanka Gandhi's jeans DP sparks Twitter scrutiny

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Gandhi Vadra's change of display picture on -- from a sari-clad look to one in a pair of -- got the talking.

Gandhi joined over a month ago and has 2,56,000 followers.

On Wednesday, she changed her profile picture the one in which she was in a maroon with a long-sleeved blouse. Her new avatar flaunted and a blue shirt.

The change in the profile picture got Twitterati talking.

"Vadraji's make-up for election campaign, change the and wear the sari, leave the English and try to make fool in Hindi. Husband is under investigation for list of scams and herself talks about country. Sheer shameless. All her rallies must be boycotted," a user said.

"Gandhiji always wore one type of clothes. But what about you. Sometime jeans and top, other times Not confident about your Do you think people can be be fooled by wearing sari," another added.

Gandhi did not just invite trolls, there were quite a few compliments that came her way, as well.

"Finally a wearing jeans in Twitter DP, in public...Priyanka, takes it a notch higher," one user wrote, while another commented: "A tight slap to all who criticised her for wearing only at the time of elections... Plain, simple and just her..... Take that Bhakts?"

A user said: "I love Gandhi's new Twitter DP. Cool and causal in denims. She is the modern Indian woman who is comfortable in a sari and pair of jeans and is not afraid to let the world know she wears both. We need such open and liberated women politicians in "

Priyanka's decision to change the profile picture is seemingly a reply to Harish Dwivedi, who passed a remark on her appearance after she joined Twitter on February 11.

Dwivedi had said: "When Gandhi visits UP (Uttar Pradesh), she is in a sari and wears sindoor, while she wears 'jeans and top' in "

appointed younger sibling Vadra as the eastern in-charge on January 23.



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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 16:38 IST