Yesterday, Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi tweeted how crop insurance is a “sham” and a “scam” since premium collected is Rs. 22,437 crore whereas the claims by farmers is Rs. 8,087.23 crore.
Crop insurance a sham&a scam?
Premium collected under crop insurance: 22,437 crs.
Claims by farmers: 8087.23crs.https://t.co/a6iEKMOpc6
— Priyanka Chaturvedi (@priyankac19) August 28, 2017
She immediately got schooled on how premium vs. claims work when it comes to insurance.
Be an idiot but not as much an idiot that others idiots swear by you. Crop insurance is paid to farmers whose crop is destroyed, not to all https://t.co/XBNc2GEI4F
— Ra_Bies (@Ra_Bies) August 29, 2017
Some took digs at her educational degree as well.
Seeing this tweet from its alumnus, ISB is planning to change its name from Indian School of Business to Insurance Samjho Behen ! https://t.co/qTqmrbXwSB
— The-Lying-Lama (@KyaUkhaadLega) August 29, 2017
— Shefali Vaidya (@ShefVaidya) August 29, 2017
This woman is so dumb.I pay insurance premium every year,i will be eligible to be paid when i fulfil clauses of losshttps://t.co/SZq4pEeMAU
— Madhulika kak (@madskak) August 29, 2017
Others took this opportunity to make a dig at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi.
Congressis deliberately project themselves dumb so that Rahul ji can look smarter. 😂🙏🏻 https://t.co/CURFOtQ9Wl
— Maithun (@Being_Humor) August 29, 2017
Whereas someone even nominated her for the Prime Minister’s Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign to save and educate the girl child.
— Rishi Bagree 🇮🇳 (@rishibagree) August 29, 2017
Perhaps brushing up how insurance works may not be a bad idea for Ms. Chaturvedi.