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Last Updated : Jul 18, 2019 11:53 AM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Twitter users are loving how Dharmendra replied to Hema Malini's Parliament ‘sweeping’ video

Replying to a tweet asking if she has ever used a broom in her life, the 83-year-old wrote on Twitter: “Yes, in films."

Jagyaseni Biswas
Screengrab from video shared by ANI
Screengrab from video shared by ANI

Actor turned politician Hema Malini, who was elected to Parliament for a second term on a Bharatiya Janata Party ticket, was trolled mercilessly for “taking part” in a cleanliness drive on July 13.

A Swachhata drive was conducted in Parliament in which Hema Malini and BJP Minister Anurag Thakur had picked up broomsticks for a photo opportunity.

While no one expects politicians to participate full-fledged in such drives, it appeared as though the parliamentarian had never held a broom in her life. Twitter users called her out for being seemingly awkward with the broom.

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Her husband and former BJP MP Dharmendra was the most recent one to join the ranks of the trolls. Replying to a tweet asking if she has ever used a broom in her life, the 83-year-old commented on her lack of requisite “skills” and wrote in Hindi on Twitter: “Yes, in films. She looked like a novice to me too.”

He added that he, however, is “very efficient” at household chores such as brooming since he used to help his mother as a child.

The veteran actor also pointed out that since his wife is a lawmaker from Mathura, the act was intended to spread the message of keeping India clean as Prime Minister Narendra Modi has envisioned it and also a clarion call for one and all to “feel for New India”.

His tweet went viral and netizens loved his disregard for mincing his words.






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First Published on Jul 18, 2019 11:53 am
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