Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor is known for his impeccable English and oratory skills. Time and again he has proven that embarrassing the English in England has now become quite a hobby for him. The MP from Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram has been trending on social media for everything delightful. From his ‘farrago of his distortions’ to classy answer to a guy asking him for marriage a Delhi LGBT parade, Tharoor has become the yardstick to check a person’s understanding of the English language. So when the Kerala MP tweeted in Hindi, Twitter couldn’t believe their eyes. And did I mention ‘Shuddh Hindi’?Also Read - Will Consider, Says Rahul Gandhi On Request Of Senior Leaders To Become Congress President
You have to read the tweets yourself to what he has to say about Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s period drama ‘Padmavati’ starring Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh. Tharoor had earlier condemned the actions of Rajput maharajas who protested against the movie saying it was an insult to their honour. Quoting from History, Tharoor had said that some Rajput maharajas had turned back under the pressure of the Britishers. Tharoor came under strong criticisms for his statements and faced backlash from certain sections of the society and polity. However, the MP has now taken to Twitter saying that he did not mean to belittle the Rajput community as a whole. Also Read - Manmohan Singh Health Update: Former Prime Minister's Condition Stable, Says AIIMS Official
Here is what he tweeted:
And here is how Twitterati responded:
Tharoor this time chose to tweet in Hindi and Twitter had a field day spotting errors and guessing the change in language. Also Read - Gandhi-Savarkar Row: Don't Think Mahatma Gandhi is Father of Nation, Says Veer Savarkar's Grandson | WATCH
Social media usrs also questioned his change in stand on the issue.
While he also tweeted the same in English, Twitter couldn’t get over the Hindi version of it.
The Shri Rajput Karni Sena and some other outfits have been accusing the Bhansali of distorting history and hurting Hindu sentiments by showcasing an alleged relationship between Rajput queen Padmini and Muslim ruler Alauddin Khilji. The movie has been embroiled in a controversy since its shooting days. Bhansali was also hit by a protestor on the sets of Padmavati.