On Monday morning, people across Mumbai were thrown for a loop at the MMR region suffered a massive power outage from around 10 in the morning. While power has now been restored to many of the affected areas, people from Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Thane appeared to have spent the time on social media platforms, cracking a wide variety of jokes.
Of course, in the middle of a blackout, where there is no assurance of when exactly you will have electricity again, one would be wise to keep their phones aside for emergency use. But, then there would have been far less content for us to create this article with. Over the last few hours, Twitter has served up something for everyone. There were political jibes, pop culture references, jokes about current trending topics and personalities and more.
While many posted jokes about 2020 and others joked about there being jokes on Twitter, a section of the internet also aimed jabs at the MVA government in the state, with many opposition politicians taking potshots at Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray over the governance of the western state.
And others still made references to current newsworthy figures.
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