NEW DELHI: In the latest video shared on Twitter, the Congress party is seen taking inspiration from the American superhero film 'Avengers: Infinity War' in view of campaigning for the Punjab polls election to be held next month.
Ahead of the assembly elections all the campaign through roadshows and rallies has been banned by the government in concern of the prevailing Covid situation in the country, therefore, to continue with the campaigning process the political leaders have turned to an online system of campaigning.
Different political parties across the country are pulling out all stops so that they can ace the campaign war on social media.
This time the congress leaders have selected the famous Marvel superhero character 'Thor' to present the chief minister of Punjab, Charanjit Singh. The character of 'Thor' is based on lightning in Norse Mythology and portrays the god of thunder.
On the other hand, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is shown in a video as the Hulk aka Bruce Banner. Political leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has been connected with Captain America.
The video clip shared on the internet also displayed the faces of Aam Admi Party leader and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. These characters are shown as aliens who stand as rivals.
The Akali Dal Chief Sukhbir Singh Badal and former chief minister of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh were also portrayed in the video clips as evil characters in the role of aliens.
The leaders were displayed in the Marvel comic characters using a popular war scene from the Avengers: Infinity War.
The video starts with Charanjit Channi making his grand entry as Thor and defeating all aliens in lines using the Stormbreaker used in the original film. He was seen appearing forward powerfully to help his fellow party members from aliens. The marvel theme song plays in the background of the video.
The congress had chosen to make use of the most famous Avengers franchise and Marvel cinematic Universe for this coming election so that the party can spread its awareness among the youth of the country.
The videos have been widely circulated on social media platforms resulting in various types of memes on Rahul Gandhi and other Congress leaders.