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Ex-CBI chief M Nageswara Rao`s `good riddance` submit on Swami Agnivesh`s demise sparks row; Twitter pulls down tweet

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New Delhi: M Nageswara Rao, an ex IPS officer and a former CBI Director, has sparked an issue over his “good riddance” tweet on the demise of Swami Agnivesh who handed away on Friday (September 11, 2020).The tweet which is not out there as a result of it violated the Twitter Rules learn, “Good riddance @swamiagnivesh. You were an anti-Hindu donning saffron clothes. You did enormous damage to Hinduism. I am ashamed that you were born as a Telugu Brahmin. Lion in sheep clothes. My grievance against Yamaraj is why did he wait this long.” Ever since Rao tweeted this, he has been questioned over his ideology, the posts he held prior to now, and the way can he have a good time somebody’s demise.
Tweeting such hate messages by a retired officer posing as an IPS officer – he has desecrated the police uniform which he wore and embarrassed the federal government. He demoralises your entire police drive within the nation, particularly the younger officers. https://t.co/qOiI8D6dkO
— Indian Police Foundation (@IPF_ORG) September 12, 2020
A historian wrote, “You are a disgrace. Can imagine what all you must have done as a police officer? Abusing the dead may be Hindutva but is certainly not Hinduism. Better late than never. Get yourself treated.” 
You are a shame. Can think about what all you should have performed as a police officer? Abusing the lifeless could also be Hindutva however is actually not Hinduism. Better late than by no means. Get your self handled. https://t.co/Shh4zlmduc
— S lrfan Habib (@irfhabib) September 12, 2020
Rao who has held his floor since then has been repeatedly replying to the criticism he is going through.
Earlier within the day, he tweeted, “Bedrock of democracy is FoE which Voltaire aptly said: “I may not agree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” But of late, it is honoured more in breach due to increasing intolerance of dissent, which is the real danger to democracy anywhere.”
Bedrock of democracy is FoE which Voltaire aptly stated:
“I may not agree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”
But of late, it’s honoured extra in breach resulting from growing intolerance of dissent, which is the actual hazard to democracy wherever.
— M. Nageswara Rao IPS (@MNageswarRaoIPS) September 13, 2020
Rao additionally said that he would not consider in caste and is towards casteism which is destroying Hinduism. “I am a Telugu, Hindu & Indian, all together in no particular sequence,” learn his tweet.
I do not consider in caste.I’m towards casteism which is destroying Hinduism.I’m a Telugu, Hindu & Indian, all collectively in no specific sequence.
నాకు కులగజ్జి లేదు. కులగజ్జి హిందూ మతాన్ని నాశనం చేస్తున్నది. హిందువులంతా ఒకటేనని, ఒకటి ఉండాలని నా ప్రగాఢ నమ్మకం. https://t.co/B1uMl2lz4o
— M. Nageswara Rao IPS (@MNageswarRaoIPS) September 13, 2020 Rao whereas replying to a message which stated that his tweet is “in bad taste,” wrote, “Why do we celebrate as festivals the days savages were dead? Because they’re pests destroying society & their death is a cause for celebration. It was also to warn people not to patronise the bad. Hinduism eschews अपात्र दानं & misplaced sympathy as they destroy both the giver & the sympathizer.”
Why will we have a good time as festivals the times savages have been lifeless? Bcoz they’re pests destroying society &their demise is a trigger for celebration.It was additionally to warn individuals to not patronise the unhealthy.
Hinduism eschews अपात्र दानं & misplaced sympathy as they destroy giver & sympathiser. https://t.co/0r7cyyjkiP
— M. Nageswara Rao IPS (@MNageswarRaoIPS) September 11, 2020
Twitter is now divided amongst a number of civil servants, historians, social activists and different netizens over Rao’s tweet.

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