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Updated on: Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 05:04 AM IST

Twitter hit by ‘jacket storm’ over alleged renaming of Nehru Jackets as Modi Vests

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After South Korean President Moon Jae-in thanked Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a tweet for sending him jackets as a token of gift, an uproar on Twitter started over alleged wrong naming of jackets. Twitterati were angry over the point that ‘Nehru’s jacket’ were referred as ‘Modi’s jacket’.

President Moon uploaded photos of him wearing the jackets in a Twitter post, saying they “fit great.” “Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India sent me some gorgeous garments. These are modernised versions of traditional Indian costume, known as the ‘Modi Vest’ that can also be worn easily in Korea. They fit perfectly,” Moon tweeted.

After Moon denoted the jackets as Modi’s Vest, some people were angry on social media alleging that the jackets are popularly known as Nehru jacket. People also condemned the tag on the jackets which read, ‘Modi Jacket’ and said that it is wrong for PM Modi to attach his name to the jackets.

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The Twitter was taken by the storm over the issue with many well-known people condemning naming of jackets as Modi jackets. Have a look at some of the tweets.

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Published on: Thursday, November 01, 2018, 09:51 AM IST
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