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Mumbai Police’s ‘road safeTEA’ meme contributes to more #chaipeelo tweets

Their official Twitter handle utilised the viral meme to tell Mumbaikars to wear helmets while riding twowheelers. 

New Delhi: The admin of Mumbai Police twitter handle appears to be a very witty person. Considering the meme-oriented tweets that have been sharing lately to spread road safety messages, the ideas surely seem to have taken birth in the mind of a brilliantly humorous person.

Recently, the video of a woman saying “Hello fraaands, chai peelo” on camera had gone viral (for no reason at all!). Even though some netizens are annoyed at the very sight of the video, many have been sharing memes based on that short video. The Mumbai Police utilised the viral meme to tell Mumbaikars to wear helmets while riding twowheelers.

While in the actual video the woman offers tea, sipping on her blue mug, the tweet shared by Mumbai Police imposes the words “helmet pehnlo” replacing her “chai peelo.”

Many others joined in to contribute more #chaipeelo tweets:

The Mumbai Police Twitter handle has been campaigning road safety with various memes to appeal to the younger generation:

Earlier they shared a ‘Ghar se nikalte hi’ meme as well:

Several brands have also started using the hashtag (#chaipeelo) to market their products.

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Lahari Basu

Lahari Basu is a Senior Sub-editor for DBPOST and is based in Delhi. Contact this editor at lahari.basu@dbcorp.in.