NEW DELHI. Uttarakhand chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat, in a serious gaffe, confused the United Kingdom with the United States of America whereas commenting on how India tackled the Covid-19 pandemic higher than many nations.
“The scenario would have been worse in case there was another person instead of Modi as PM of the nation,” Rawat mentioned, including that the nation was “in a much better situation compared to other countries like America which enslaved us for 200 years and which ruled the world once and it was said that the sun never used to set on its empire.”
01:55America enslaved us for 200 years, says Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat
Rawat’s goof up invited wrath of social media customers by way of memes and one-liners.
Tirath singh Rawat- America dominated India for 200 years.Le Britishers: https://t.co/N8nACkvH6f
— BJP News (Parody) (@neorational) 1616351079000
— Dr Khushboo 🙊 (@khushbookadri) 1616328239000
#TirathSinghRawat Meme Credit ~ @staribo https://t.co/MklcArOWl0
— Ammar Akhtar (@FakirHu) 1616396390000
Never knew that #America additionally dominated us for 200 years… Thanks for this necessary data @TIRATHSRAWAT… https://t.co/eiPIK1ZF69
— Avinash Raj (@Avinash93Raj) 1616396482000
Earlier, Rawat had courted controversy after his remarks on ladies sporting ripped denims.
USA enslaved us for 200 years :- #TirathSinghRawat Modi ji:- https://t.co/1yCnvuiA81
— आक थु Newz (@Aak__Thu) 1616346822000
Me to #TirathSinghRawat 👇🏻😂😂😜😜 https://t.co/oTPYAFJnvV
— बाबूराव गणपतराव आप्टे (@baburao__aapte) 1616390220000
@ANI America enslaved us for 200 years??? Yaar koi iske muh par tape lagwao. He has once more given materials to Ravish… https://t.co/ALTcOkiIUC
— THE SKIN DOCTOR (@theskindoctor13) 1616327516000
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— Hasiba | حسيبة 🌈 (@HasibaAmin) 1616346626000
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— SarcasticBro (@sarcasticbro89) 1616396545000
@ANI तीरथ सिंह रावत का बयान आते ही अन्य पार्टी के आईटी सेल https://t.co/fEScqsVeOn
— Professor ngl राजा बाबू 🥳🌈 (@GaurangBhardwa1) 1616327704000
Pass out from Imran Khan’s college of historical past?
Meet the primary graduate of Germany-Japan border college of parallel historical past. https://t.co/1PNE1YRkNx
— Naila Inayat (@nailainayat) 1616342200000
Yet one other masterstroke
Credit the place it is due. Modi ji made Tirath Singh Rawat CM of Uttarakhand in order that Indians can have good giggle, occasion… https://t.co/gXOmqObHMb
— Nimo Tai 2.zero (@Cryptic_Miind) 1616347789000
#TirathSinghRawat After Trolling le Tirathsingh https://t.co/49OA0XEise
— Amitabh bachpan (Parody) (@bachpanamitabh) 1616347611000