Twitter war: Ashok Choudhary apologises Irani, says nothing offensive in using ‘dear’ for woman


As Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani stucks in another twitter war and this time with Bihar’s Education Minister Ashok Choudhary, after he used a salutation ‘Dear’ for the HRD minister, the latter on Tuesday apologised to the Union Minister.

Speaking to the media, Bihar’s Education Minister and Congress leader, justified his tweet saying, “I had very respectfully asked in a tweet “Dear Smriti ji, when is new Education policy going to come”.

Further making his point, the Choudhary said, “Don’t know what did she find so offensive in ‘Dear’. Don’t think there is any kind of disrespect in this (word).”

“But I still apologise to Smriti Irani ji if I have hurt her feelings in any way,” he added.

The whole furore erupted after Congress leader questioned the HRD Minister on the new education policy.

Here are the tweets:

The tweets annoyed Smriti Irani so much that she replied:

Than Smriti Irani divert the topic by pointing out that Bihar was the only state that hadn’t taken part in grass root consultations for education policy.

Wefornews Bureau

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