The assembly elections for Tamil Nadu is scheduled on April 6th this year. Bharathiya Janatha Party which in alliance with the AIADMK led National Democratic Alliance is on a full swing promotions for it’s party and their alliance partners.
The Tamil Nadu BJP has posted a Tweet on it’s official Twitter page with a dancer’s photo and a caption mentioning in Tamil as “Let Lotus Bloom; Let Tamil Nadu Grow – Vote for Lotus!”.
The dancer in the above mentioned tweet of Tamil Nadu BJP is Srinidhi Chidambaram a notable Bharatanatyam dancer, a Doctor and none other than the daughter-in-law of Senior Leader of Indian National Congress and EX-Central Minister P.Chidambaram.
A screenshot of the Tamil Nadu BJP tweet was posted by Shilpa Nair a Journalist on her Twitter page mentioning that the Tamil Nadu BJP has used a portion of Bharatanatyam performed by Srinidhi Karti Chidambaram in their election promo.
Srinidhi Chidambaram who had noticed the tweet of Shilpa has replied mentioning as, “Ridiculous that the @bjp4india has used my image for their propaganda. தமிழகத்தில் தாமரை என்றும் மலராது(Translation: Lotus would never bloom in Tamil Nadu).”
It looks like the said Tweet has been removed off by Tamil Nadu BJP from it’s Twitter page after BJP was trolled by netizens.