Ministry Of Environment Accidentally Posts An Unusually Political Tweet, Gets Busted
Rahul Gandhi had earlier attacked the BJP and accused them of setting the "country on fire."
Driver Sukhbir Singh, stands next to a Haryana Roadways bus that was torched by a suspected mob protesting against the release of Bollywood film Padmaavat in Sohna Road, near Guragon, Haryana. (Image: AP)
The erroneous tweet from the handle took a dig at Congress prez Rahul Gandhi for targetting the ruling BJP party after the goons attacked a school bus of GD Goenka School in Gurugram.
"Not a single tweet from the Cong president condemning #KarniSenaViolence, instead just a cheesy tweet like this one," the official account (@moefcc) wrote.
The tweet came in response to a post by Twitter handle @aAccheDin.
Twitterati soon spotted the gaffe by the official handle and thought the person handling the accounts forgot to switch handles.
Looks like someone forgot to switch accounts.— Sandhya Ramesh (@sandygrains) January 25, 2018
@narendramodi Please Switch back to your own account and Tweet this copy paste material.— Anupun Kher (@AnupunKher) January 25, 2018
This is a ministry handle?— Shantanu Datta (@desktopdiarist) January 25, 2018
Bc ye government ki official tweeter account hai isme se to chaplusi mat karo pic.twitter.com/fz4Oop5KJH— khagesh (@KhageshOO7) January 25, 2018
Official government handle is working for a party...— Rahulgandhi pm 2019 (@rightwing96) January 25, 2018
The tweet was later deleted but people had already saved the screenshots.
Good that "Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Government of India" deleted their tweet. Here are the screenshots and links— SM Hoax Slayer (@SMHoaxSlayer) January 25, 2018
- https://t.co/dmxvfBUiJW pic.twitter.com/UhvXBXJwfK
Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Cheap Chaatukaarita. pic.twitter.com/l09kebjUQV— Aisi Taisi Democracy (@AisiTaisiDemo) January 25, 2018
While others pointed out and shared the link to Gandhi's tweet.
"There will never be a cause big enough to justify violence against children. Violence and hatred are the weapons of the weak. The BJP's use of hatred and violence is setting our entire country on fire," he wrote in a tweet posted on Wednesday.
There will never be a cause big enough to justify violence against children. Violence and hatred are the weapons of the weak. The BJP's use of hatred and violence is setting our entire country on fire.— Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) January 24, 2018
Sanjay Leela Bhansali's most controversial venture Padmaavat sees a pan-India release on January 25. The magnum opus has been embroiled in controversy since its inception. While various Hindu and Rajpur fringe outfits have raised objections, the Supreme Court of India gave a green signal to the makers and asked the government to not ban the film in any state.
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