On Sunday, opposition parties united in Patna, Bihar in a show of strength against the BJP. In a rally organised by Lalu Yadav’s RJD, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav were also in attendance.
In middle of the rally, RJD supremo and convict in the the fodder scam, Lalu Yadav tweeted a picture of what seemed like an aerial view of the Gandhi Maidan fully packed with party supporters.
— Lalu Prasad Yadav (@laluprasadrjd) August 27, 2017
The first to call out the lies of Lalu Yadav was news agency ANI.
RJD's Patna rally: Picture taken from same point where Lalu Prasad Yadav's purported picture was taken; crowd sizes are different. pic.twitter.com/3QuEsBlQua
— ANI (@ANI) August 27, 2017
Not to be discouraged Lalu’s son and former deputy CM of Bihar, Tejashwi Yadav compared the crowd to stars, which are also uncountable.
— Tejashwi Yadav (@yadavtejashwi) August 27, 2017
But by then, the twitterati had gone in overdrive making jokes at Lalu’s expense.
Some leaked the Game of Thrones spoilers,
— 007 (@James_Beyond) August 27, 2017
While others proudly showed off their Photoshop skills as respect to RJD’s Photoshop expert.
— PhD in Bakchodi ! (@Atheist_Krishna) August 27, 2017
— Abhijeet J. (@DarrKeAage) August 27, 2017
Some even ridiculed it for just bad Photoshop.
— Karnika Kohli (@KarnikaKohli) August 27, 2017
And some took this opportunity to remind Yadav about his past criminal record.
यहां भी घोटाला कर दिया फोटोशॉप से pic.twitter.com/ieUUD9nW5l
— Naresh Jha (@NareshJha3138) August 27, 2017
People even laughed at anti-corruption crusader and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal’s expense who had extended his support to the convicted politician.
Who is handling social media for Lalu Yadav Ji??? pic.twitter.com/ORr66Hygtf
— Kapil Mishra (@KapilMishraAAP) August 27, 2017