Chetan Bhagat speaks out on Yogi Adityanath; here are five other instances when he was vocal on contentious issues

Highly opinionated as he seems to be, Bhagat often tweets on the latest and consequential developments taking place around him.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Updated: March 19, 2017 2:41 pm
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India’s bestselling author, Chetan Bhagat is known for wading into controversies and igniting debates on Twitter time and again. Though his views usually draw a lot of flak, it never dissuaded him from commenting on contentious issue.

So, when the BJP picked Yogi Adityanath as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Bhagat posted a series of tweets expressing his displeasure over the appointment. Without mincing his words, he remarked about the chief minister designate : “#YogiAdityanath as UP CM. Because when you make the naughtiest guy in class the class monitor, he behaves the best”.

Bhagat didn’t stop there. He again took a dig at Adityanath and wrote, “If you are in politics and the Indian media starts hating you, you have a really bright future. #modi #yogiadityanath”. Referring to the BJP’s agenda, he wrote,”With the pro-development people in the bag, it was time for the BJP to cater to its other base, the pro-hindutva types. #YogiAdityanath”.

Here is brief look at some of his earlier tweets on issues that divided Twitterati.

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    IloveIndia
    Mar 19, 2017 at 6:23 pm
    100% correct Sir
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      rajan
      Mar 19, 2017 at 9:35 am
      Indians have been making wrong choices eversince Modi came to the centrestage of politics. Most Hindus are tolerant yet getting deceived by Modi's false development plank. Sad that Indians prefer deception and hypocrisy more than sanity.
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        Sangeeta
        Mar 20, 2017 at 7:07 am
        Ohhh.... I think Congress has done much development in past, out of which you got very much profit.... can you please name a single step of congress taken towards development...
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          Girish Rao
          Mar 19, 2017 at 9:03 am
          I hope Yogi a give time MP and in his fifth term proves every one wrong that wearing saffron does not only mean to be confined to temples but can have a well meaning full space in all spheres of life business and public offices too
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            Girish Rao
            Mar 19, 2017 at 10:33 am
            Indians gave one opportunity to kejriwal too had he did better could have wrested Punjab easily. But he missed the narrative. And whatever at least PM is decisive and pulling up nicely
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              Girish Rao
              Mar 19, 2017 at 10:30 am
              Who knows this five time MP together with central support usher a new plan of growth and harmony which was missed by akhilesh so dearly
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                Bharat
                Mar 19, 2017 at 3:14 pm
                What has this done so far. Only Twitter and Dalit.Christian.Islamic secular literature which nobody reads. Another MF Hussain in the written art world of illusion. This is paid news for sure.
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