Social Boycott’s Victim- “Bik Gayi Hai Gormint” Aunty!

These past few years, memes have become popular more than ever worldwide. Of Course we got some desi, Pakistani memes in these years too. But we have never thought what consequences the people involved in these memes suffer from.

One of such memes is “Bik Gayi Hai Gormint” meme. I’m sure nearly all of us have been tagged by our friends in this meme one time or the other and if not, we have definitely seen it on our newsfeeds at least.

Aunty in the meme became an overnight hit when her interview with a local news channel went viral as she called the government “Bikao” and used an aggressive selection of words to express her thoughts.

Her popularity on social media has messed up with her social life. She and her family are in fact facing a social boycott form their relatives and friends because of that viral video.

In an interview with a local television network, Aunty gormit’s son said:

She uttered whatever came in her mind when the TV vaalay came in our area that day because she was extremely angry and her blood pressure was also high.

He further explained his mother’s behaviour,

She hurls abuses whenever her blood pressure is high and she doesn’t even realize what she is saying.

According to him, his family is suffering a social boycott from their relatives and friends because of this and it has even adversely affected in the search of a good partner in marriage for his sisters.

We have had many altercations with our relatives and neighbours over the issue. As a result, no one comes to our home anymore.

Aunty gormint is mocked in markets and other public places by that video. People crack jokes and make fun of her whenever they get the chance.

Everyone makes fun of my mother. We have stopped attending family events because people, instead of enjoying the family functions, shift their focus on my mother.

We often forget that our actions could have sever consequences for someone else and the truth is, that if we aren’t directly effected by the situation, we don’t even care about it. The son was very unhappy that the clip was even aired by the news channel. According to him, the right thing to do was to delete it.

This is the video which has made life a living hell for the family:

It has manipulated on social media in different styles:

Arsala Khalid

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