Several BJP leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, added Chowkidar before their name on Twitter.
On Saturday, PM Modi started the ‘Main Bhi Chowkidar’ campaign. Today, the hashtags #ChowkidarPhirSe and #MainBhiChowkidar are both trending on Twitter. On Saturday, the #MainBhiChowkidar hashtag reached #5 on the worldwide Twitter trends chart.
After the Twitter campaign, there has been a lot of campaign videos that were posted on Twitter by most of the senior BJP leaders. In his social media video on Saturday, PM Modi said,
“Your chowkidar is standing firm and serving the nation. But, I am not alone. Everyone who is fighting corruption, dirt, social evils is a chowkidar. Everyone working hard for the progress of India is a chowkidar. Today, every Indian is saying #MainBhiChowkidar.”
After Modi added Chowkidar in front of his Twitter name, most of the BJP leaders also added Chowkidar in front of their names on Twitter. Several BJP leaders including Union Minister JP Nadda, Poonam Mahajan, Amit Malviya, Union Minister PP Chaudhary, Meenakshi Lekhi, Vijender Gupta, former Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Dr. Raman Singh, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivandrum Rawat and Anurag Thakur have all followed the suit.
This whole movement was in response to Congress leaders questioning the Rafale deal scam and calling out the PM as ‘Chowkidar Chor Hai’. Rahul Gandhi added a response to the ‘Main Bhi Chowkidar’ movement on Twitter