New Delhi, Dec 8: Veteran journalist and BJP's Rajya Sabha MP Chandra Mitra is under the eye of storm for one of his comment. On social media, BJP supporters are slamming and demanding his resignation for the same.
Reportedly, while participating in a TV debate on Monday he said that foreign policies are not decided by Twitterati. Apparently this comment didn't augur down well among BJP's supporters.
When a renowned journalist asked whether social media and political rhetoric influences the country's policies, Mitra said,
"I don't think any government can actually frame its foreign policy on the basis of the Twitterati, which is hyperbolic at times", Mitra said when a renowned journalist asked whether social media and political rhetoric influences the country's policies.
Expressing dissatisfaction over the way people become hyper about any issue on social mediar, he further said, "People having nothing better to do express their opinions on various subjects".
Here are twitter reaction where people have been slamming eminent journalist turned BJP leader
Arrogance of BJP blowhards like Chandan mitra will cost the party very dear.— Saint Lucifer (@AgentSaffron) December 7, 2015
Shame on you chandan mitra, we are not lyk u which are in active politcs & hold positions. We are selfless workrs. https://t.co/OoHqcv8NiA— एंडी माणस® (@NitishGaur_) December 7, 2015
.@BJP4India values its online supporters, their feedback and suggestions in equal measures. Any view to the contrary is not the party's.— Amit Malviya (@malviyamit) December 8, 2015
Respected @narendramodi ji, I still remember what u told us at 7RCR that day, but what Chandan Mitra said today is totally opposite— Rahul Kaushik (@kaushkrahul) December 7, 2015