#ChowkidarPhirSe starts trending on Twitter
New Delhi, Mar 17: #ChowkidarPhirSe hashtag started trending on Twitter after the Prime Minister released a video on social media, saying "Your Chowkidar is standing firm and serving the nation".
The video shared by PM Modi, featuring a song with lyrics showcasing the Modi government's initiatives, racked up more than 50,000 likes and 19,000 retweets on the micro-blogging website.
A day after launching the "Main Bhi Chowkidar (I am a watchman too)" campaign on social media, Modi on Sunday has changed the title of his Twitter account to "Chowkidar Narendra Modi".
Shortly after the PM, Amit Shah, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Piyush Goyal JP Nadda, Amit Malviya and Tajinder Bagga also prefixed 'chowkidar' to their names on Twitter.
Soon after that, hashtags like #ChowkidarPhirSe #iTrustChowkidar started trending. Another hashtag #EkHiChowkidarChorHai was seen trending. Here's how Twitterati reacted to it:
#ChowkidarPhirSe-— Pradeep Bhandari (@pradip103) March 17, 2019
-He is 100% honest
-He has given houses, gas, electricity to poor.
- He has made India cleaner.
-He has made India fastest growing economy .
-He has made India safer
-He has reduced inflation.
-He has built more roads.
-He is India's pride.@narendramodi
The man who sleeps for only 4 hours.— Chowkidar Geetika Swami (@SwamiGeetika) March 17, 2019
The man who works 18 hours a day.
The man who did not take a single day leave in the last 5 years.
"The Man Who Always Work For Uplifting India!
PM @narendramodi, the blessing for Indians! #ChowkidarPhirSe pic.twitter.com/gHqJr2Yk3d
My Chowkidar is my Hope— चौकीदार दोबारा 2019 🇮🇳 (@punebjp) March 17, 2019
My Chowkidar is my Safety
My Chowkidar is my Strength
My Chowkidar is my Hero
My Chowkidar is my Captain
My Chowkidar is Desh Sevak
My Chowkidar is Hardworking
My Chowkidar is Trustworthy
My Chowkidar is @narendramodi Ji 🙏#ChowkidarPhirSe pic.twitter.com/lK9DsRV8fG
The campaign is likely to counter Congress chief Rahul Gandhi's 'Chowkidar Chor Hai' jibe as the BJP did in 2014 by aggressively countering former Union Minister Mani Shankar Aiyar's "chaiwalla" comment against Modi.