Comedian Tanmay Bhat under fire after modifying a picture of the Indian prime minister using popular Snapchat filter

Police in Mumbai have registered a criminal case against a comedian for tweeting a picture of the Indian prime minister Narendra Modi modified by Snapchat’s popular dog filter.

Tanmay Bhat, the co-founder of comedy group All-India Bakchod, tweeted the image on Wednesday with the hashtag #wanderlust, an apparent jibe at Modi’s propensity for foreign visits. He later deleted it after intense criticism from supporters of the Hindu nationalist leader.

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