Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was caught taking a nap while Prime Minister Narendra Modi was delivering his 94 minute long Independence Day speech at the Red Fort on 15 August.
A picture of Kejriwal keeping his eyes shut during the PM's address has been going viral on social media. Soon after the picture went viral, Aam Aadmi Party leaders came to Delhi CM's defence and tweeted pictures of some of the BJP leaders including Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, who were caught sleeping during the event.
Why Media only targeting Kejriwal?Y not Jaitley/Parrikar heads circled?Y media is not showing Jaitley sleeping? https://t.co/zcrT2PIbE3— ashutosh (@ashutosh83B) August 15, 2016
What a boring speech of Modi. Put every one to sleep! See this pic Carefully every one is sleeping. https://t.co/zcrT2PIbE3— ashutosh (@ashutosh83B) August 15, 2016
PM Modi's third Independence day speech is termed as the longest speech at the ramparts of Red Fort till now.
The Prime Minister in his address highlighted BJP's achievement and lashed out at Pakistan for "glorifying terrorists".