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Easy for Kapil, not funny for common man

As Kapil Sharma tweeted in the morning that a BMC employee asked him to pay a bribe of Rs 5 lakhs, for his office work, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis along with several other government department officials assured actions against the concerned BMC employee. After reading Kapil Sharma’s tweet, whatthebeep approached few people who faced similar behavior or demands from the government officials.

Many claimed that Kapil was heard because he is a celebrity, but a normal citizen has to fulfill the demands of the officials in order to make their work done.

Sohel Shaikh, a resident of Bandra, met whatthebeep staff outside the H Ward office in Bandra, claimed that he was asked Rs 500 for the procedure of his marriage certificate by the BMC official. “I have been coming here since two days, and as I want the work to be done quickly, they have been asking me Rs 500 for it. I have decided to wait for my turn, rather than giving them Rs 500,” said Shaikh.

Aftab Siddiqui, president of ALM 144 informed whatthebeep that matters against BMC are only taken when any elite citizen is involved. “People regularly face corruption in the BMC. We have raised several issues of corruption and have tweeted the same to the Prime Minister and Chief Minister, but we did not recieve any reply. Kapil Sharma is a celebrity and therefore his voice is heard,” said Siddique.

Kapil has targeted Prime Minister Narendra for his claims delivering ‘Achche Din’ after he was asked to pay Rs 5 lakh as bribe in order to set up his new office.

He tweeted, “I am paying 15 cr income tax from last 5 years till i have to pay 5 lacs bribe to BMC office for making my office @narendramodi.” “Yeh hain aapke achhe din ? @narendramodi”

Maharashtra chief minister, Devendra Fadnavis, immediately responded and assured strict action against those who have asked for bribe.

Fadnavis tweeted, ” Kapilbhai pls provide all info. Have directed MC,BMC to take strictest action. We will not spare the culprit.
@KapilSharmaK9 @narendramodi.”

Sharma is one of the most popular comedian in India since last few years.