Although Rahul Gandhi did not provide any context for his tweet, social media users linked his statement to comedian Munawar Faruqui’s hint that he will be quitting comedy after his scheduled Bangalore show is canceled on Sunday.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi posted a cryptic tweet on Sunday in which he said hatred would not win. “Have faith. Don’t give up, don’t stop,” the Congress leader wrote with the hashtag “we are united.” Although the congressional leader did not provide any context for his tweet, social media users linked his statement to comedian Munawar Faruqui’s hint that he will quit comedy after his scheduled Bangalore show is canceled on Sunday. due to a public order problem.
In an article summarizing what he’s been up against in recent days, comedian Munawar Faruqui wrote on Sunday that he was done and would likely say goodbye to his art form after his 12 shows were canceled at the over the past two months. On January 1, Faruqui was arrested during a broadcast on Indore on allegations of harming Hindu feelings. Faruqui claimed he was arrested before starting the show and that the videos produced as evidence were from his previous shows. After spending a month in prison, he was released on bail. Hatred won, the artist lost, the comedian said, saying what he faced was unfair. “Put me in jail for the joke I never made to cancel my shows, which isn’t a problem. It’s unfair. This show has won so much love from people in India, whatever their religion. It’s unfair. We have a certificate of censorship from the show and there is clearly nothing wrong with the show! ” Munawar wrote.
While many social media users contextualized Rahul Gandhi’s cryptic tweet with the country’s political developments, many tagged Munawar Faruqui and wrote that the post was indeed intended for him.
After India lost to Pakistan in a T20 World Cup match last month and cricketer Mohammad Shami was abused, Rahul Gandhi lent his support to the cricketer and wrote: ” Mohammad Shami, we are all with you. These people are filled with hate because no one is giving their all love. Forgive them.