In an embarrassing goof-up during a political rally by Indian opposition party Congress in New Delhi, a legislator apparently confused the name of Priyanka Chopra with Congress politician Priyanka Gandhi.
In the video clip going viral on social media, Congress legislator Surender Kumar can be seen gesturing to the crowd to repeat after him and shouting into the mic: “Sonia Gandhi zindabad (long-live),...Priyanka Chopra zindabad (long-live)".
Realising his mistake, the person presiding over the mic immediately apologised for the error, but it was too late as the tickled crowd had already realised what had happened and fits of laughter took over the rally.
When you have a homegrown comedy party, why do you ever need a Tiktok? 🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂 pic.twitter.com/VvqpkdNXsC— L̶o̶n̶e̶ Crusader 2.0 🇮🇳 (@seriousfunnyguy) December 1, 2019
The video clip soon triggered an avalanche of responses on Twitter as social media users poked fun at the Congress Party.
In a rally, Congress leader shouts "Priyanka CHOPRA Zindabad"— Mahesh Vikram Hegde (@mvmeet) December 1, 2019
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What a proud day for Rahul Gandhi pic.twitter.com/HwUjEDysEc
Congress at an election rally in New Delhi -— 𝘈ʟᴛᴇЯ Ǝɢ๏ ツ (@Alter_Ego45) December 1, 2019
PRIYANKA CHOPRA.. ZINDABAAD ✊
प्रियंका चोपड़ा.. ज़िंदाबाद ✊ 😂🤣
Congress party runs a Comedy Circus and their election rallies are Great Indian Laughter Show. 😄😆😂🤣 pic.twitter.com/QFltQIyZZz
The 37-year-old mega star Priyanka is currently in America with her husband Nick Jonas. The couple celebrated their first wedding anniversary on 1 December. While Priyanka shared some throwback pictures from her grand wedding and an adorable video clip, Nick shared a snap from from their Christian wedding ceremony as the two held hands, exchanging wedding vows.
My promise. Then..today.. forever. You bring me joy, grace, balance, excitement, passion.. all in the same moment...thank you for finding me..Happy First wedding anniversary Husband.. @nickjonas ❤️💋— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) December 1, 2019
And Thank you to everyone for the love and good wishes. We feel blessed. pic.twitter.com/UZgnYQZlVx