MP roads better than US, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan; Twitterati shows why he is ‘right’

“When I got down at the Washington Airport and travelled on the road, I felt the roads in Madhya Pradesh are better than the United States… I am saying this not just for the sake of saying,” Shivraj Singh Chouhan said.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Published: October 26, 2017 10:52 am
shivraj singh chauhan, MP roads better than US, shivraj singh on MP roads, MP roads better, Twitter MP roads better funny, Twitter funny jokes on MP roads better, indian express, indian express news Shivraj Singh Chouhan also said that his government has in fact connected villages in the state by constructing 1.75 lakh kilometres of roads.(Source: File Photo)

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that roads in Madhya Pradesh were better than those in the United States. During a seminar organised by the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum in Washington DC, the CM further said that his government had, in fact, connected villages in the state by constructing 1.75 lakh kilometres of roads. His statement, however, has generated a buzz on the Internet. Using the hashtag #MProads, people on Twitter are posting pictures of potholed roads of the state.

“When I got down at the Washington Airport and travelled on the road, I felt the roads in Madhya Pradesh are better than the United States… I am saying this not just for the sake of saying,” Chouhan told a business roundtable organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry and the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum in the US. Amused Twitter users were quick to take to social media and remind the minister about the potholes on the roads closer home. And they did this with the quintessential tongue-in-cheek humour that Twitter is known for.

Check out some of the reactions here.

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    junjunwala
    Oct 26, 2017 at 10:47 pm
    Killing soldiers is not like killing innocent, in armed civilians from J K, Gujarat, UP, MP, Maha .....the BJP has more innocent blood than most of dictatorial Govt around the world.....they will loose from now till 2019......
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      drharun
      Oct 26, 2017 at 9:20 pm
      No point mocking Chauhan,he has been a CM for 12 years as the people voted for him.As long as you can get votes on Iden y,there is no reason why you should not have the adorcity to make such statements.If you expose his farce,you will be called antiNational and anti Majority
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        james
        Oct 26, 2017 at 3:30 pm
        In MP we have the best longest scams than Washington.King of scams Vyapam is still running
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          Pawpaw
          Oct 26, 2017 at 1:51 pm
          GoD please eliminate such i d i o t s from india
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            sahil
            Oct 26, 2017 at 11:46 am
            Another jhandelwalan murkh mantri chauhan trying to book the hot seat at centre for a long time, he even killed 10 innocent Muslims in a fake encounter to prove his false bravado like the gujarati fuhrer. Unfortunately for chauhan nothing seems to be working not even lies about the mythological jhandelwalan b of vikas
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              Bb hungama
              Oct 26, 2017 at 7:20 pm
              You muslim killed 3200 indian army jawans in kashmir....shame.....dogkla
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