BJP MLA Sangeet Som’s statement that Taj Mahal was built by traitors and cannot be considered Indian history has created quite a furore and it led to people from all quarters coming together to defend how Taj is an integral part of Indian history.
You can read his other abusive tweets here and here. His abuses were so obnoxious that even Congress leader Shashi Tharoor had congratulated him on ‘tweeting responsibly’ after being disgustingly abusive:
— Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) April 26, 2013
Here are more tweets of the abusive troll, who was later suspended by Twitter for the abusive and threatening posts, embraced by mainstream media with open arms:
Adorning the opinion section of Indian Express today. pic.twitter.com/cfcoKZcaEZ
— pracchannAstrin (@WordOfTheFree) October 17, 2017
This at a time when the mainstream media created a big deal about the stray abusive tweets of people followed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and tried to hold him accountable for the abusive tweets on Gauri Lankesh’s death.
Well done, Indian Express.