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Jharkhand education minister pays floral tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam, pictures go viral

Neera Yadav paid floral tributes to former President APJ Abdul Kalam

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 22, 2015 5:59 pm

Jharkhand Education Minister Neera Yadav has landed into a controversy after she reportedly paid floral tributes to former President APJ Abdul Kalam at an event. The pictures which appeared on a local daily have gone viral on social networking sites. 

The pictures, shot during a school event, show the minister offering a garland on a photograph of the former president.

Jharkhand Education Minister, Neera Yadav pays tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam Jharkhand Education Minister, Neera Yadav pays tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam

newspaper clipping of Neera Yadav paying homage

After the pictures went viral, twitterati slammed the minister for the blooper. Here are some of the tweets:

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    APJisAPimp
    Jul 22, 2015 at 9:56 pm
    According to Tamil people Kalam is long dead. But even if he is dead he doesn't deserve a floral tribute, may be a slipper garland!
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      khan
      Jul 22, 2015 at 8:59 pm
      A British appointed two brothers from Pathan tribe,one illiterate as commissioner and the literate as clerk. Literate complained that it should be other way around. Gora Saab replied that it is you who has to run commissioner office he has to just put thumb impression on your drafted letters....
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        confusedAAPian
        Jul 23, 2015 at 4:26 am
        Reading just headlines, my heart sank for a while in grief . Good it turnout to be funny news.
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          Sam
          Jul 28, 2015 at 12:16 am
          Did she know what she did? It has become truth now...So sad to hear that after 5 days Dr. Kalam ped away.
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            Dr gajan
            Jul 22, 2015 at 7:48 pm
            Can a minister be so stupid ...... This person is not fit to Be a minister , she goes not even know Indian culture
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