Monday, June 21, 2021
Home Social Media Devdutt Pattanaik is like a dog chasing a car, he wouldn’t know what to...

Devdutt Pattanaik is like a dog chasing a car, he wouldn’t know what to do with it once he caught it

Devdutt Pattanaik has metamorphosed into this proverbial dog chasing a car. He continues to froth around his mouth, bark and run but doesn't quite know what to do once the car stops.

‘Mythologist’ Devdutt Pattanaik has been having an epic meltdown on Twitter. The ‘Devi’ author has referred to women on Twitter, complete strangers, as ‘chudail’ and ‘bitch’. Continuing his bizarre rant from last night, Pattanaik today morning tweeted a morphed image of Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as Goddess Lakshmi and asked for a movement to get Dr Subramanian Swamy to be appointed as Finance Minister in place of Sitharaman.

Sitharaman, visibly bewildered at this bizarre behaviour of Pattanaik, took to Twitter to wonder what is he up to.

At this, Pattanaik then said he may have crossed the line and ‘apologised’.

Only to explain how Sitharaman should have never ‘allowed’ this morphing of image.

He then claims how this image was ‘bad Vastu’ for the economy and he knows it because ‘he reads scriptures’. Wonder which scriptures condone the language in the following tweets of Pattanaik.

Once he realised perhaps ‘reading scriptures’ may not make him learned, he again went on an offensive.

The ‘Shikhandi’ author even resorted to making a homophobic comment, asking someone to go to a dating site for homosexuals.

Which is weird, considering he himself came out of the closet and had openly admitted he’s gay. Pattanaik, in his book ‘Shikhandi: And Other ‘Queer’ Tales They Don’t Tell You’ writes about LGBTQ stories in Hinduism.

Read: Two-tier free speech: the magical hypocrisy of Javed Akhtar

Devdutt Pattanaik has metamorphosed into this proverbial dog chasing a car made popular by Heath Ledger who played the role of Joker in The Dark Knight. He continues to froth around his mouth, bark and run but doesn’t quite know what to do once the car stops.

He probably needs medical intervention for the psychotic meltdown he is having. Twitter has been a great leveller in more than one ways. These ‘celebrities’ one had put on a pedestal growing up because of their way with words, like Javed Akhtar and now Devdutt Pattanaik, have fallen from grace because of the way they interact with the ones who are actually their end consumers.

Perhaps it is time Pattanaik uses his gift of words and stops being a bitch.

  Support Us  

Whether NDTV or 'The Wire', they never have to worry about funds. In name of saving democracy, they get money from various sources. We need your support to fight them. Please contribute whatever you can afford

Nirwa Mehtahttps://medium.com/@nirwamehta
Politically incorrect. Author, Flawed But Fabulous.

Related Articles

Trending now

George Soros-funded University awards former Kerala health Minister KK Shailaja for her ‘commitment to public health service’

Former Kerala Minister KK Shailaja, who was dropped from cabinet after lelection, awarded by George Soros-funded University

Gujarat: Cow smugglers kill VHP Gaurakshak Hardik Kansara, nephew of district BJP president, 10 arrested

Ten individuals have been arrested in Gujarat on accusations of murdering Gaurakshak Hardik Kansara in Valsad district.

Coronavirus: Liberal privilege that sank Kerala. Here is what went wrong

The media will choose to wait strategically till it reaches Gujarat, for more effect. And the third wave begins “officially” when the spread reaches Uttar Pradesh. And then, it will all be the fault of “Gaumutra.”

Taliban rule: When Hindus in Afghanistan were forced to carry yellow badges like Jews in Nazi Germany

In a bid to undo years of suffering and persecution, the Indian government had issued long-term visas to 700 Hindus and Sikhs from Afghanistan in July last year.

On World Refugee Day, read how Germany, Sweden, and India bore the brunt of incoming refugees

While the United Nations has been advocating the inclusion of refugees, the question remains whether the incoming migrants are willing to assimilate with the culture of the host nation.

Twitter rewards an Islamist org, set to be banned by India, with a verified blue tick: Here is what PFI has done in the...

It is worth mentioning that the radical Islamic organisation Popular Front of India has been accused of involving in perpetrating terrorist attacks in India and carrying large scale communal riots in different parts of the country.

Recently Popular

Republic TV issues statement over Arnab Goswami’s disappearance from the news network: Here is what they said

Arnab Goswami was last seen on May 2 during a discussion on West Bengal assembly polls. He will make a return on Monday.

OBC benefits for Muslims: How WB Police’s recruitment drive has exposed how parties found a way to make religious reservations

The drive was meant to fill vacancies in the OBC-A category in the state. The list showed that apart from one or two individuals, all of them were Muslims.

Who is Vishal Jood? An Indian national arrested for taking on Khalistani extremists in Australia

Vishal Jood, the 24 yar old from Haryana, has been languishing in a jail in the down in the country for two months now.

Kerala madarsa teacher preaches “kill the ones who leave Islam” while taking online lecture for class 12 students

Kerala madarsa teacher caught encouraging class 12 students to take to violence against those who quits Islam as religion.

TISS research paper calls Kashmir ‘India occupied’, blames Indian Army for domestic violence in Kashmiri society

A dissertation paper by a student at TISS-Hyderabad has come under the scanner for calling Kashmir "India occupied Kashmir".
- Advertisement -

 

Connect with us

255,564FansLike
554,933FollowersFollow
24,400SubscribersSubscribe