New Delhi, June 14: Union Minister Human Resource Development Smriti Irani indulged in a Twitter war with Congress spokesperson, Priyanka Chaturvedi recently. Smriti Irani had been in war of words with many on social media including well-known anchor Barkha Dutt. This time, the HRD Minister got angry with Bihar Education Minister Dr Ashok Choudhry over the use of word ‘dear’. Also Read - Pakistani Money Heist Titled '50 Crore' Triggers Hilarious Meme Fest on Twitter, Fans Call it 'Sasta Version'
Taking on Smriti Irani, Ashok Choudhry questioned the delay by the HRD Ministry in bringing new education policy. “Dear Smriti Irani ji, when will we get New Education policy? When will year 2015 end in your calendar?” tweeted Choudhry giving reference of a news report in which Irani was quoted as saying that new education policy would be ready by 2015-end. (ALSO READ: Smriti Irani vs Priyanka Chaturvedi: HRD Minister takes jibe at Rahul Gandhi in Twitter war!) Also Read - Twitter Shows Leh as Part of China, India Warns CEO Dorsey Against Misrepresentation of Map
However Smriti Irani didn’t respond to the particular question asked by Dr Ashok Choudhry, but she questioned the use of word ‘dear’ in the Congress leader’s tweet. “When did you start addressing women with ‘dear’? asked agitated Irani. Irani’s reply didn’t go well with some Twitterati who slammed the HRD Minister for diverting attention from the real issue. Here are some of the reactions: