Sagarika Ghose Gets Slammed For Insensitively Using Nagrota Attack To Oppose Demonetisation

1:48 pm 30 Nov, 2016


The Opposition, barring a few, are against the demonetisation drive of the Modi government. Then there are voices in the media which, due to their anti-Modi nature, are opposing demonetisation while obfuscating its merits. But something is clearly wrong when you link demonetisation to the martyrdom of soldiers.

Sagarika Ghose has done the saddest thing a journalist could do. This is what she posted on Twitter on November 30:

Note that she specifically emphasised the words terror funding.

 

Of course, she received a backlash for this seemingly insensitive remark:

The reason why some of them tagged Arvind Kejriwal in the comments was because the Delhi Chief Minister retweeted Ghose’s tweet:

A similar kind of comment was made by Ghose’s husband, Rajdeep Sardesai, on Twitter yesterday, but a backlash forced him to take the senseless tweet down. Sardesai later raised a question that actually makes a lot of sense.

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