Ink-attacks are not new to Aam Aadmi Party members. So when Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia was “attacked” with ink on Monday while leaving Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung’s residence, Twitterati once again got the opportunity to troll the minister.
Sisodia returned from his official visit in Finland to New Delhi on Sunday despite Jung’s insistence on his earlier return. Reports suggest that the attacker, Brajesh Shukla, was infuriated because the deputy chief minister was travelling as the national capital battled dengue and chikungunya. Police said that Shukla has been detained and was being interrogated.
As the city continues to reel under rising cases of chikungunya and dengue, the Delhi government has launched an awareness drive apprising people on the do’s and dont’s related to dengue. The government has asked people to devote 30 minutes to check stagnant water in their residential complexes that might give rise to mosquito-breeding.
Despite the in-your-face advertisements, CM Arvind Kejriwal and his party members have been facing a lot of flak for the capital’s heath crisis.
Here are some of the Twitter reactions:
Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia –
From Helsinki to Hell, it’s inky.
— Ramesh Srivats (@rameshsrivats) September 19, 2016
Probably throwing ink at @msisodia was Farzi Rashtrawadi’s attempt of taking revenge of Pak attack on our soldiers.
— Dr Kumar Vishvas (@DrKumarVishwas) September 19, 2016
— Responsible citizen (@commonmansjob) September 19, 2016
Man throws ink at Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia, perfect example of when you take out the frustration of Boss on his close one.
— Sand-d Singh (@Sand_In_Deed) September 19, 2016
Jab Delhi police minister pe ink attack nahi rok pa rahi toa girls per acid attack kaise rokegi..?#ManishSisodia
— rahul khandelwal (@Irahul_khandal) September 19, 2016
— TheFrustratedIndian (@FrustIndian) September 19, 2016
— सन्दीप गंडोत्रा (@sandeepgandotra) September 19, 2016
Hats off to Parrikar ji, first blow to Pakistan. https://t.co/99Zw1VOuuC
— Saint Rofl Gandhi (@RoflGandhi_) September 19, 2016
Issuing a clarion call to fight dengue and chikungunya, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain had appealed to Delhiites on Saturday, saying, “There are 42 lakh households in Delhi, and if all of you cooperate then we can together root out dengue and chikungunya from the city.”