Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “despite being a woman” comment has sparked a row on social networking website, Twitter. Reportedly PM Modi had said, “I am happy that the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, despite being a woman, is openly saying that she has zero tolerance for terrorism. I would like to congratulate Sheikh Hasina for her courage to deal with terrorism with zero tolerance.” Even though the comment was meant to be praise for Modi’s Bangladeshi counterpart, it received mixed reaction from the public as #despitebeingawoman became a top trend on the micro-blogging website. Here are some of the most interesting tweets regarding the same.
But few hours after this hashtag trended on Twitter, fans and supporters of PM Modi and those who thought that the PM’s statement were blown out of proportion started the hashtag –
#ModiEmpowersWomen . Check out some of the tweets below
NOTE: Janta ka Reporter does not endorse the comments or views mentioned in the tweets.