Latur: Maharashtra’s Rural Development and Water Conservation Minister Pankaja Munde was trolled on Twitter on Monday after her selfie in drought-hit Latur district in Maharashtra state went viral on various social media platforms.
Pankaja Munde defended herself on the selfie probe and said, “It was not excitement but satisfaction to see water in trench in dry plains.”
Twitterattis accused Munde, who was monitoring the drought situation, of finding a photo opportunity in the drought-hit district.
The opposition Congress also hit out at the BJP over Maharashtra minister Pankaja Munde’s selfie during her visit to drought-hit Latur, and accused the party of mocking the tragedy.
Pankaja Munde went online and explained on Facebook saying, “On Sunday, during my visit to Sai Bandhara on Manjara river, I was really to see water in a trench. So I clicked some photos of that trench with water and recorded work being carried out.”