Chowkidar, Jallad, Sticker Didi: The 2019 Lok Sabha Elections dictionary

Renin WilbenUpdated: Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 08:15 PM IST
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Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi. Pics/ PTI/ AFP |

The election season is supposed to be about debates and discussions, about achievements and failings of the government and the likely path ahead. While there has been a complete shortage of sensible deliberations, name calling from across parties has been in abundance, throwing the real issues into absolute oblivion.

Here’s presenting the 2019 Lok Sabha elections dictionary

Chowkidar: What PM Narendra Modi calls himself

Chor:  What Rahul Gandhi thinks the Chowkidar is

Bhrashtachari no. 1: Is what Modi said about late PM Rajiv Gandhi

Mob Lyncher Number 1: Is how Shiromani Akal Dal (SAD) leader Manjinder S Sirsa described Rajiv Gandhi after Modi’s allegations

India’s Divider in Chief: Is how Time magazine cover described Modi

Personal taxi: Is how the Gandhi family used INS Viraat, according to PM Modi

Sticker Didi: Is the term Modi coined for Mamata Banerjee, alleging she labels central welfare schemes as those run by her government.

Nakli Bua: Is what UP Deputy CM calls Keshav Prasad Maurya called Mayawati after latter termed PM Modi as ‘fake’ OBC leader

Naamdars: Is how Modi refers to members of the Gandhi family,

Kaamdars: Is what Modi calls people who work hard for the nation

Modern Auranzgeb: Is what Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam feels Modi is

Duryodhana: Is what Priyanka Gandhi termed Modi

Arjuna: Is what Amit Shah called Modi after Priyanka’s Duryodhana jibe

Jallad: Is what Rabri Devi described PM as after Priyanka called him Duryodhana

Raavan: Is what BJP leader Jitu Jirati called former PM Rajiv Gandhi.

Yamraj: Is what Congress leader Hardik Patel called Modi

Pradhan Prachar Mantri: Is how Priyanka Gandhi described PM Modi

Hitler: Is what Divya Spandana, Congress’ social media chief, compared the PM to

Jumlebaazi: Is what Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia described Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech at Ramlila Maidan as

Vote Cutter Party: Is what Modi termed the Congress as

Donkey: Is what Congress leader Arjun Modhwadia compared PM Narendra Modi to, saying only the animal has a 56-inch chest.

Huge Mountain: Is how Yoga guru Ramdev views Modi as

Cry baby: Is what Arun Jaitley called Congress party for attacking EC after it gave clean chit to Modi over his poll speeches

Illeism: Is what P Chidambaram called PM Modi’s Style of Speaking. (Illeism refers to the process of addressing yourself in the third person)

Malicious Liar: Is what Anil Ambani called Rahul Gandhi over the Congress chief allegations against him with regards to Rafale deal

Puppy: Is what Gujarat BJP minister Ganpat Vasava called Rahul Gandhi, saying he will fetch roti thrown by Pakistan, China

Unintellectual Unlimited: Is how former Karnataka CM SM Krishna described Rahul Gandhi citing the example of how he had to apologise to SC for his immature talks.

Surgical strike on poverty: Is how Rahul Gandhi described the NYAY scheme

Leader of dharnas: Is what Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is, according to Yogi Adityanath

(We surely haven’t heard the end of this ‘war of words’)

Also Read: I, Me, Modi: How PM is invoking his inner SRK, Salman this elections

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