Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Admi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday triggered a controversy on Twitter when he put out a tweet in which a broom, which is his party symbol, is chasing away what critics on Twitter said was the Hindu swastika symbol but which AAP said was the Nazi symbol.
The tweet was posted shortly after 10pm on Wednesday. The Aam Aadmi party issued a clarification later saying that the symbol in the tweet was the Nazi symbol and not the Hindu Swastika.
BJP leader Manoj Tewari also took to Twitter saying, This is the power of Hindutva.We Hindus live peacefully. We have never believed in Prachar or Prasaar.It hurts to see power hungry @ArvindKejriwal berating Hindus and Hinduism when it suits his vote calculations .
Another BJP leader Tajinder Bagga, also took a dig at Kejriwal and asked him not to insult Hindu symbols.
Earlier on Wednesday, Kejriwal took a dig at PM Modi’s Main Bhi Chowkidar campaign tweeting, Modi ji wants to turn everyone in the country into a chowkidar. If you want to make your children chowkidars, vote for Modi ji. But if you want that your children get good education and become doctors, engineers and lawyers, vote for the Aam Aadmi Party which has honest and educated people.
Recently PM Modi launched the campaign in an event. He along with a number of BJP leaders and party supporters also added ‘Chowkidar’ in front of their names on their Twitter accounts.