Congress leader says Priyanka Chopra Zindabad instead of Priyanka Gandhi. When did she join, asks Twitter

by Madhvi Bansal

There is a famous saying ‘To err is human’. But in modern times a slight slip of the tongue moment on a public platform can give a field trip of memes and jokes to Twitterati in this digital age.

A senior Congress leader, Surendra Kumar while addressing a public rally on December 1 in New Delhi, was cheering for the Congress leaders ‘ Sonia Gandhi Zindabad’, ‘ Rahul Gandhi Zindabad’ and he said ‘Priyanka Chopra Zindabad, instead of ‘Priyanka Gandhi Zindabad’. Delhi’s Congress chief, Subhash Chopra, who was also present at the rally standing beside Surendra Kumar, immediately turned towards him shocked when the mix up of names slipped from his tongue. Subash Chopra corrected the former MLA, Surendra Kumar, after realizing his mistake he apologized for the same. He then shouted the slogan with the correct name. But it was too late as the mess up was already recorded.

The video of the slip up was uploaded by a user on the Twitter page of news agency ANI, after which it started trending as #PriyankaChopraZindabad with 5,634 tweets. It was Priyanka Chopra’s wedding anniversary for which she got a surprise gift of her trending name on Twitter because of the mix up of names. It also led to a plethora of jokes and memes on the Congress party mocking the goof up.

One of the users tweeted when the crush is on your mind even while working.

Another tweet read that the Congress leader should have also shouted a slogan in praise of Priyanka Chopra’s husband, Nick Jonas.

Manjinder Singh Sirsa, an Akali Dal leader and MLA from Rajouri Garden took to Twitter to take a dig on the slip up by tweeting that it seems the whole party is Pappu.

Another user wrote Priyanka Chopra is more on their mind than Priyanka Gandhi.

Another tweet with the video clip said Congress is enough to make us laugh, Indians don’t need comedians.