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Hasiba B Amin, the face behind Rahul Gandhi's 'Yuva Shakti' advert under attack on Twitter

Friday, 31 January 2014 - 9:11pm IST Updated: Friday, 31 January 2014 - 10:52pm IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: dna webdesk

With the Lok Sabha 2014 elections just a few months away, Congress has started with their promotion to get connected with the massess. On January 24, 2014 on their Youtube page, they launched its video promoting the party and its Vice President Rahul Gandhi's 'Yuva Shakti' motto.

This advert features a girl seen promoting the young Gandhi scion's ideology of approaching the youngsters of the nation to come together and work for the betterment of the nation. The advert also highlights the party's anti-corruption stand.


This video has gone viral and people are now very curious to know more about who the girl in the advert is. 

Meet Hasiba B Amin, Congress party's students' wing National Student Union of India's (NSUI) State President from Goa, who has gained instant fame with the ad. Hasiba who aggressively promotes "kattar soch nahi, yuva soch" (Not fanaticism but youthfulness), is quite a popular name on social media with 3,534 followers on Twitter and has 3,332 followers on Facebook.

However, there have been some reports claiming Hasiba of being involved in Rs 300 cr scam with the ex-Goa PWD minister and was behind bars. Another accusation against her is that when she became the Goa NSUI president in 2002 she asked for the expulsion of the then Goa NSUI vice-president, who had alleged that the drug mafia in the state enjoyed the patronage of some Congress ministers.

Hasiba was also the one who filed a police complaint against Madhu Kishwar for revealing Tehelka journalist's name on Twitter.

After these revelations, Hasiba has become a center of a raging controversy on Twitter after her 'ceredentials' came under doubt. 


Here are some of the angry reactions from people on Twitter


— simranjitsingh (@simranvinny) January 31, 2014


@lenijadhav @HasibaAmin @nsui @girishgoa Madam want to learn the concept of 'jupiter escape velocity' in the 'Rocket science'

— ←PISS b upn PAK #HDL (@PontiFukEx) January 31, 2014


300 crore ke PWD scam ka kya hua Madam @HasibaAmin

— Shubhanshu Rai (@ShubhanshuRai2) January 31, 2014


@Anandsamdarshi @HasibaAmin vaise 43 year ke #Pappu chachha me aaplo yuva josh kaisa dikha ??

— Arun Chaiwala (@ArunHaiNa) January 31, 2014


@HasibaAmin I only have one question. What has the "young leaders" of #Congress (if there are any) done for #WomenEmpowerment till date??

— Pratiti Majumdar (@pratitimajumdar) January 31, 2014


@HasibaAmin Peoples know very much about you and your scams and congress also,

— Dave KM (@Davekm4) January 31, 2014


However, there were some people who were supporting Hasiba

@HasibaAmin we all wid u nd proud on u

— hashim patel (@hashimpatel5) January 31, 2014


@HasibaAmin good going keep it up!!proud to be indian n muslim!!

— Azhar khan (@AzharYob) January 31, 2014


#KattarSoch nahi #YuvaJosh some ppl spreading rubbish against @HasibaAmin but we r with her bcos India need #YuvaJosh http://t.co/481iXUmQ1c

— Sehzada DhRuV pandIT (@dhruv520) January 31, 2014


Hum hai naye andaaz kyon hu purana You rock @HasibaAmin

— Mohammad adil (@Ma96444) January 31, 2014



Moreover, Hasina lashed out at all the allegations being levied on her on Thursday. She tweeted,


Disgusted with the campaign against me. Not a bit of it is true. Think of the girls in ur family before u falsely spoil the image of a girl!

— Hasiba B. Amin (@HasibaAmin) January 30, 2014

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