Sushma Swaraj Faces the Wrath of her Supporters

Posted on 2018-06-26 11:32:40 by Isha Hiremath

Summary

Sushma Swaraj, the External Affairs Minister faced severe backlash of her supporters on Social Media after accusing her of minority appeasement.

The minister of external affairs, sushma swaraj faced immense backlash on social media and was accused of minority appeasement by her party supporters because a passport was issued hastily when a woman named Tanvi Seth alleged that she and her husband were moral policed for their inter-faith marriage and their passports were put on hold. The passport officer was transferred without a proper inquiry as to what exactly had happened. Read the full story here.

The minister was out of India, touring Europe where delegation level talks were held with many countries and landed back on the 23rd this month. She claimed to have no knowledge of the series of events which unfolded in India during her absence and tweeted the same.

But in the meantime, the minister had faced a lot of flak on twitter with many trolls abusing her and some of them going to the extent of making fun of her health condition. Her account rating on Facebook also declined drastically from 4.3 stars out of five to 1.4 stars. This was the wrath of her angry supporters.

Sushma Swaraj later took to twitter and called out all the trolls by liking and retweeting some tweets. She tweeted out saying that she was honoured with some tweets. Since then, she has been liking and un-liking the abusive tweets showcasing the abuse she faces on social media.

Here are some of the tweets which were liked/retweeted by the minister.

 

The opposition party has come out in support of the minister while accusing the minister that the trolls are from her own party.



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