The squad, formed "to protect the honour of women", was one of the BJP's oft-repeated poll promises.

Why not anti-Majnu yaar BJP Twitter erupts in humour after UP gets anti-Romeo squadPTI
Social Anti-Romeo squad Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 16:10

The "anti-Romeo squads", one of the first measures taken by the newly formed BJP government in Uttar Pradesh, have come in the line of fire for allegedly harassing and humiliating couples. 

The squad, formed "to protect the honour of women", was one of the BJP's oft-repeated poll promises and was meant to check "eve-teasing" by young men, especially near colleges.

Following widespread criticism, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has now directed officials to ensure that no one is harassed unnecessarily by the squad. 

Meanwhile, Twitter has made sure to not let the moment pass without some humour of course. 

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