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Twitter blows up on PM being featured in Reliance Jio ad

Political rivals, standup comics, and almost everyone else jibed, joked and probed, making Reliance, Mukesh Ambani and PM among top Twitter trends for almost 8 hours

Karan Choudhury & Amit Agnihotri  |  New Delhi 

From questions on legality to the most preposterous jokes, tweeple had a field day panning Narendra Modi and Reliance Jio after the country woke up to jacket advertisements in national dailies of the prime minister dressed in a blue jacket with the slogan ‘Jio: Digital Life’. A day after the announcement of the launch of Reliance Jio, the global conglomerate floated advertisements in all major dailies. “In the journey of time, there come a few life-changing moments.

Our honourable Prime Minister’s inspiring vision of a Digital India is one such movement. Jio is ...

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First Published: Sat, September 03 2016. 00:21 IST