Smriti Irani gets into Twitter fight over Rahul Gandhi
Union HRD minister Smriti Irani and Congress leader Priyanka Chaturvedi had a cat fight over Rahul Gandhi on Twitter. It all started when Shefali Vaidya, a political columnist questioned double standards between verbal attacks on a Congress spokesperson and the HRD minister.
Chaturvedi in her tweet mentioned Irani and said said "a perceived threat to @smritiirani's life gets Z sec, here I am struggling to get rape/death threat investigated."
As reported by the Hindustan Times Chaturvedi was earlier threatened by a a Twitter user with rape and murder "like Nirbhaya." Followed by which she wrote a letter to NDTV calling for more stringent laws against cyber abuse.
Later Chaturvedi claimed that she was threatened on the social media because she pointed out a BJP spokesperson's use of insinuation to 'silence me on a TV debate.'
To which Irani responded saying
Chaturvedi soon tweeted saying
To which Irani said
Chaturvedi then retaliated
And that’s when Irani stole the show with her sarcastic remark about Rahul Gandhi