Shashi Tharoor slammed for his ‘Chhillar’ Tweet on Miss World

Shashi Tharoor slammed for his ‘Chhillar’ Tweet on Miss World

Senior Congress MP Shashi Tharoor was recently slammed for his derogatory remark on Miss World Manushi Chhillar. On Saturday, the internet was tweeting with pride when Manushi Chhillar of Haryana won the title of Miss World, making her the first Indian after Priyanka Chopra to win this prestigious title.

The Congress leader’s smart wordplay when he compared the new Indian Miss World’s last name to the Hindi word ‘chillar’ which means loose change had the led to outrage across Twitter within minutes.

Tharoor tweeted,

The MP’s dig at the BJP government backfired at him and how.

Twitter was soon up in arms against him he was not only slammed by many but also asked to make an official apology. Haryana’s Finance Minister Capt. Abhimanyu and Haryana’s Women and Child Development Minister Kavita Jain, too criticised Tharoor and asked him to aplogise.

Finally reacting to the criticism Shashi Tharoor has apologized for his ‘Chhilar’ tweet, states that the tweet was ‘light-hearted’.

He even lauded the youngster for effectively ending the 17-year Indian drought for winning an international beauty pageant.

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