Shobhaa De trolled on social media for slamming Mumbai police

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Mumbai : Author-columnist Shobhaa De is again is news. From slamming Indian athletes to public spat with Sonam Kapoor, she has been there in social media.  

In another incident,De tweeted a picture of an overweight policeman with a caption that said: Heavy police bandobast in the city today!

The tweet did not escape Mumbai Police's attention and they responded on Twitter by saying, “We love puns too Ms. De but this one is totally misplaced. Uniform/official not ours. We expect better from responsible citizens like you.”

The tweet went viral, getting retweeted more than 1,700 times within 30 minutes. It received over 200 comments. Several Bollywood celebrities like Pooja Bhatt, Anupam Kher also retweeted the post with the latter terming it ‘Jai Ho’. Mumbai Police pinned the tweet to their account.

De posted her tweet after voting was over in Mumbai. Mumbai voted on Tuesday to choose the team that will run Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.