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Asad Umar declines to accept 'rigged results', says only biryani with 'aloo' rules.

Byline: Sana Jamil

PTI's Asad Umar has plainly rejected the idea that a plate of biryani without aloo (potatoes) is any match at all for a plate of biryani with aloo.

The new biryani debate sparked a spicy controversy on social media when biryani-loving comedian Jeremy McLellan recently started a poll on Twitter asking for people to pick biryani with aloo or without it.

His pinned tweet, showing results of The Great Aloo War 2017, shocked the nation and of course, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's Asad Umar with a draw.

'After 24 hours and 14,334 votes, The Great Aloo War of 2017 has ended in a tie,' said the American stand-up comedian.

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Understanding, how emotional people in the region, particularly Pakistanis, are about having aloo in their biryani, he continued, a 'nuclear war has been averted and a partition created to separate pro- and anti-aloo forces. Take heart, comrades. Our grandchildren will sing songs about this day.'

Declining to accept the rigged results, Asad Umar has called for a protest and sit-in, saying his party does not accept the results.

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'Biryani with aloo rules,' he said in a tweet late on Monday.

Asad Umar wants a sit-in on a suitable location in the cyberspace for which he said dates would be soon announced.

American stand-up comedian Jeremy McLellan was in Pakistan last August. He is known for often writing about his love for biryani and hilarious commentary on American politics, immigration, Islamophobia and race.

Just like PTI's Asad Umar, many others do not agree with McLellan's poll results nevertheless others believe that the most depressed after the entire battle remain the aloo.

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Publication:The Express Tribune (Karachi, Pakistan)
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Date:Nov 21, 2017
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