Sunny Leone, dosti and more used to get support for CAA
NEW DELHI: 8866288662. That is the phone number Amit Shah He asked supporters on Friday to give a missed call to get support for the Citizenship Law (Amendment). Now, several Twitter users, mostly unverified users, have been using a variety of doubtful ways: make an appointment, offer for free Netflix subscription, promising a free ride on a Merc, in an attempt to make people dial that number.
One Muralikrishna from Hyderabad posted on Twitter from the unverified handle, @ MuralikrishnaE1, “Want free Netflix subscription for 6 months? Call 8866288662 and get Username and Password. Promotional offer, valid only for first 1000 callers. Try your luck. ”Netflix India was quick to respond. “This is absolutely fake. If you want free Netflix please use someone else’s account like the rest of us, ”the video streaming company posted from its official handle.
Pawan Durani tweeted from his verified ID: Those Who Want virat Kohli Being nominated as the best cricket player of the year can give a missed call to 8866288662 #ICC. He also retweeted and later deleted a tweet that said: Next two hours Sunny (sic) would be live, talk to her at 8866288662. At least one of those users, Aanchal, who uses the username, @followanchal, is followed by PM Narendra Modi . She published: Akele ho? Mujhse dosti karoge? ”Followed by two red hearts and the phone number mentioned above.
Congress politician turned to Twitter to attack BJP. This is what BJP has been doing before (sic) asking for a missed call in #SupportCAA, he wrote around 8 pm while sharing several screenshots of users who had shared the number, while trying to pass it through jobs in RR. H H. , among other things.
This is what BJP has been doing before requesting a missed call in #SupportCAA. https://t.co/spOJH2r915 - Abhishek Singhvi (@DrAMSinghvi) 1578148174000
BJP spokesman GVL Narasimha Rao said that many rebel elements in the opposition and anti-BJP forces on social networks are here to discredit the party with cheap tricks. “BJP has more than 120 million members. A call is enough to mobilize our followers, which has been demonstrated by our unprecedented success in the 2019 parliamentary polls and the huge participation of supporters in pro-CAA demonstrations across the country, ”said Rao.
Another tweeple @__phoenix_fire_ wrote: I'm taking a free ride on my merc ... call ... A funny unverified account @WoCharLog joined the party promising: Bina cheer phad ke bawaasir ka shartiya ilaaz. Call Karein 8866288662 (Free hemorrhoid treatment without surgery) ”Some users said they received promising goodies if they dialed the number.