In News Feed - On Fri, 02/01/2015 - 08:56
With all the controversy surrounding PK and now especially in the limelight since Baba Ramdev spoke up against the movie, something new has caught the attention of the web.
Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav, was quoted in an article in the TOI showing support to PK and telling us why he decided to make it tax free in his state. The interesting thing though is that he mentioned having downloaded the movie and seen it.
Since the movie is not available for download officially, presumably the CM of UP admitted to piracy. It’ll be interesting to see what he can say to spin this in his favor. Till then you can enjoy some of the twitter wisecracks:
No one is talking about the silver lining in Akhilesh Yadav's claim that he illegally downloads movies. UP has internet access!!
— IndiaSpeaks (@IndiaSpeaksPR) January 1, 2015
JUST IN: Pirate Bay pays tribute with new logo after ToI reports Akhilesh Yadav downloaded and watched Pk pic.twitter.com/PesP7kGiRQ
— The UnReal Times (@TheUnRealTimes) January 1, 2015
Movie downloaded by Akhilesh Yadav proves that UP has internet and electricity too. pic.twitter.com/neXFEb6Rrk
— 0mar Abdullah (@abdullah_0mar) January 1, 2015
Meanwhile, looks like there is atleast one state in the country which will never ban torrents.