Neha Dhupia trolled on Twitter for criticising Modi govt

Jul 22, 2015, 12:53 IST | A Correspondent

Twitterati trolled Bollywood actress Neha Dhupia mercilessly after she posted a tweet criticising the Narendra Modi-led central government on Tuesday.

As Mumbai came to a halt owing to the heavy downpour on Tuesday, the 'Julie' actress shared some words of advice on good governance.

In pictures: Heavy downpour in Mumbai disrupts normal life 

She tweeted, "One rain and the city comes to a standstill. Good governance is not about selfies and making us do yoga, it's making sure your citizens are safe."

Neha Dhupia trolled on Twitter for criticising Modi govt
Neha Dhupia

Notably, the 34-year-old Bollywood actress tried to target PM Narendra Modi's 'Selfie with Daughter' initiative and the mass yoga organisation on International Yoga Day.

Twitter users were quick to react and lashed out at the actress for her comment, making 'Neha Dhupia' trend on Twitter.

Also read: When Twitter trolls took a toll on Bollywood celebs

Here are some of the reactions to her tweet:

Rishi Bagree @rishibagree: Neha Dhupia's T-shirt making more sense then her

Neha Dhupia
Picture courtesy: Rishi Bagree @rishibagree

Bajrangi Thackeray @Madan_Chikna: Neha Dhupia is more jobless than Abhishek Bachchan, atleast he has a job of applying !dea hoardings all over the city.

Prateek Kataria @Prateek_kataria: @NehaDhupia this is like Obesity is the cause of global warming. Think Wisely and tweet sense.

AffableStony @AffableStony: Dear Neha Dhupia , Good films are not about exposing n doing pelvic thrust, it's making sure audience are exposed to creative stuff

Lootera Joker @talkingwithyash: Neha Dhupia... Now : Neha DHULGYI

Angie @NirvanaKarma: @NehaDhupia @chintskap stupidity personified.. What did you do for your country? Let's also blame govt for your disaster movies

Nawal Singal @nawalsingal: @NehaDhupia and how does being proud of my daughter or me being healthy hinder governance?

Kunjal @CAkunjal: @karunanundy @NehaDhupia Mam, what has PM do with civic issues? BMC is responsible for Civic issues. Question them.

Shashank Shrivastav @shashank_indian: @NehaDhupia Well I wouldn't mind to tell u that roads within city is not under the jurisdiction of Central Govt. Think before Tweeting

Sujay Bagi @SujayBagi: @NehaDhupia Focus on making a meaningful movie. Rain problems in Mumbai isn't because of PM. Maha govt should take care of it #MumbaiRains

Rajesh Kumar Singh @neelnabh: @NehaDhupia City is doing fine. Don't crib & whine. Keep peace. Do Yoga. Don't be a typical Bollywood idiot.

Hemanth Kumar @ryu_Hemant: @NehaDhupia With all due respect. Please tell me what you have done for your country other than complaining. ??

Prashant @xpsv: @NehaDhupia Ask not what your gov can do for you, ask what you can do for your gov :))

Samta Dikshit @samtasaha: @NehaDhupia Lets blame the infrastructure, the city design, the people littering. Lets learn to take blame too. Selfie, yoga, clean india, beti padhao are good INITIATIVES for self awareness. Social reforms are also part of good governance.

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Recently, actress Shruti Seth faced a lot of flak when she had made a remark on Modi's #SelfieWithDaughter campaign. 'Masaan' actress Richa Chadda, too, has voiced her opinion on Modi's initiative saying that womens' problems cannot be solved with selfies.

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