Published On: Mon, Jul 16th, 2018

Kiran Bedi trolled as she congratulates ‘Puducherrians’ for France’s FIFA victory

New Delhi: Twitter is a mean world where nobody gets spared from being trolled, even if it is the first woman IPS officer of the country, Kiran Bedi.

Kiren Bedi said that Puducherrians (the erstwhile French Territory) won the World Cup soon after gets spared from being trolled.

The Puducherry Lt Governor gave a fodder to the tweeple on Sunday after she congratulated Puducherrians, terming it erstwhile French Territory, on the victory of France in FIFA World Cup.

Taking to Twitter, Bedi said that Puducherrians, the erstwhile French Territory won the World Cup.

Soon after her tweet, the Twitter user ridiculed her and even asked her to pull the tweet down.

“We are Indians Madam. Your publicity stunts need to stop..” said one of the trollers.

 

“You are happy that we were French colonial…and we idiots from Delhi dreamt of making you Chief Minister… anyways I thought u became Governor of Indian territory…but… leave it….” tweeted a user.

“There are other ways to celebrate a French victory than to be so servile. I’m a born Pondicherrian, I don’t feel I’ve won at all. France won, and it’s a game and I love the game. I don’t need the crutch of a colonial mindset to enjoy. Please do consider pulling this tweet down,” said another user.

On related note, France on Sunday won its second FIFA World Cup title after defeating Croatia in a high-octane final at the Luzhniki Stadium in Russia.

In a tournament filled with dramatic ups and downs, France stood tall in the end, keeping cool at all times despite not being in its sublime form in the group stage.

ANI

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