New Delhi, March 11: Twitterati on Sunday trolled Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh as he forgot to add ‘Shri’ or ‘Ji’ to Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s name. It all started when Rahul extended his birthday wishes to Singh on his 76th birthday.

“Wishing Captain Amarinder Singh Ji good health and happiness on his birthday,” Rahul had tweeted, earlier in the day. Responding to the Congress president, the Punjab CM wrote,”Thank you Rahul for your kind wishes.”

Thought Rahul did not not find anything wrong in it but Captain’s tweet did not go down well with netizens and they started hitting out at the Punjab CM.

Check out some of the tweets here: 


Earlier in the day, members of the Indian National Congress (INC) in Ludhiana prayed for the well being of Punjab Chief Minister. The INC members performed a yajna to mark the occasion.

“Today we conducted a yajna for Captain Amarinder Singh on the occasion of his birthday for his well being and long life. “, said President, Congress of Ludhiana district, Gurpreet Singh Gogi .

Singh started his professional life on a heroic note when he served as a Captain in the 1965 Indo-Pak war.

He defeated senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley by 1,02,000 votes in 2014 general elections, and was also chosen as the President of Punjab Congress ahead of 2017 elections in the state.