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'Is this acche din?' Comedian Kapil Sharma asks PM Modi after BMC officials demand bribe
Friday September 9, 2016 3:35 PM, Agencies

Kapil Sharma

New Delhi/Mumbai:
Comedy show host and actor Kapil Sharma, lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday over having to pay a "bribe" of Rs 5 lakh to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to get his office made, asking if this was an example of his "acche din" indeed.

"I am paying 15 cr income tax from last 5 year n still i have to pay 5 lacs bribe to BMC office for making my office @narendramodi. Yeh hain aapke achhe din ? (these are your achhe din?)," Sharma said in a series of tweets.

The post of Sharma, who has over 6.22 million followers on twitter, was retweeted by many.

Kapil Sharma plays host to his famous comedy show 'The Kapil Sharma show' which is graced by mega celebrities.

Following the angry tweets by Kapil, Maharashtra Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis assured him of strict action against the culprits.

"Kapilbhai pls provide all info. Have directed MC,BMC to take strictest action. We will not spare the culprit", Fadnavis tweeted.

The BMC also asked Sharma to reveal the name of the officer who allegedly demanded the bribe.

"I have requested Kapil Sharmaji to reveal the name of the officer who demanded bribe so that we can initiate inquiry and appropriate action against him or her. We hope that he will cooperate with us," Manohar Pawar, chief engineer of vigilance department in BMC, told PTI.

"We are very sorry, if any of the officers caused inconvenience to Sharma, but we are hopeful that he will reveal the name of the offender," Pawar said.

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