Smriti Irani has always been on the top list of politicians who frequently get trolled by the Internet for their comments on social media.
This time too, the Information and Broadcasting Minister became a butt of everyone’s jokes on Twitter for her comments on GST.
Since its implementation in July 2017, GST has received strong criticism from the Opposition and the common public. Roll-out of Goods and Services Tax (GST) has been the trump card of BJP and Smriti Irani tried to use it again as a part of her election propaganda.
She took to Twitter and shared a news article that claimed that GST has proved to be beneficial for Chartered Accountants and thus created a job boom for them.
GST brings jobs boom for Indian CAs https://t.co/pvTNsz70kEvia NMApp pic.twitter.com/bkMX4eYviV— Smriti Z Irani (@smritiirani) December 17, 2017
Though the report in question was talking about how GST had boosted the international demand for Indian chartered accountants, Tweeple was quick to point out its many shortcomings.
Smriti Irony— Yasbardhan (@yavvee) December 17, 2017
Kya aapka GST gareebo ko bhi job deta h?
Yeah, please celebrate creation of a few handful jobs that only helps the rich get richer.Rejoice on creating a few seasonal jobs by destroying tens of thousands of permanent jobs.YELL University knowledge in full public view.— 🇪 🇱 🇱 🇮 🇴 🇹 ™ (@fsociety_in) December 17, 2017
Hila ke rakh diya hai poore India ko.
That’s like saying a major Earthquake led to a boom in construction jobs.— Gabbbar (@GabbbarSingh) December 17, 2017
Yeah, and dengue outbreaks are awesome for private hospitals.— rohit negi (@rikshaa) December 17, 2017
Not really a thing to be happy about. CAs are in demand for resolving complexities arising from GST. And who is responsible for the complexities?— Abhijit Deshmukh (@Abhi_M_Deshmukh) December 17, 2017
Haha your logic, kyuki minister bhi kabhi Yale graduate thi— roflmodi (@roflmodi420) December 17, 2017
BJP brings jobs boom for Indian fact-checkers. https://t.co/iOFnfqZMaq— Pratik Sinha (@free_thinker) December 17, 2017
Next: Arbitrary throwing of people in Prison brings job boom for Indian Lawyers. https://t.co/cbng3va7HS— Dushyant (@atti_cus) December 17, 2017
A lot more road accidents could give a tremendous boost to the healthcare industry too. https://t.co/EOR8sezT3o— Tony Joseph (@tjoseph0010) December 17, 2017
Deaths bring jobs boom for Indian Pandits. https://t.co/PKUrUX8SBF— Invincible (@i_me_my5elf) December 18, 2017
War brings jobs boom for arms industry.Ebola outbreak brings jobs boom for epidemiologists.Impending doom brings jobs boom for soothsayers.New joke format brings jobs boom for armchair comedians. https://t.co/SpiBkSHUck— Vinay Kesari (@vinaykesari) December 17, 2017
Aag lagegi to Fire Brigade ko to bulana padega na.
Widespread cases of arson brings boom in fire extinguisher industry. https://t.co/cbng3va7HS— Dushyant (@atti_cus) December 17, 2017
After all sorts of interpretations of GST, there were more.
ये gst पर दुसरी लूट— NIRANJAN KUMAR (@niranja60775290) December 17, 2017
BUT TRADERS DESTROYED #GabbarSinghTax pic.twitter.com/DmzrvIWFw9— Sasikumar (@INDIADefeatmodi) December 17, 2017
This isn’t the first time the politician got schooled by Twitter. Your thoughts?