\’Intezaar kyon?\’: Sushma Swaraj strikes back at giant in epic style

NEW DELHI: The indefatigable \”almost dead woman as she works on only one kidney\”. The trolling versus Swaraj got so violent that even the opposition Congress celebration and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee actioned in last week to support her and condemn those abusing her.

\”Highly condemn the language utilized on the social networks versus @sushmaswaraj Ji. She is a senior political leader. We should appreciate each other and should never delight in any type of spoken abuse,\” Mamata said in a tweet.

Strongly condemn the language utilized on the social media against @sushmaswaraj Ji. She is a senior political leader. We mu … https://t.co/4PAOMyx1st!.?.!— Mamata Banerjee(@MamataOfficial)

1530527444000 The Congress party too was not pleased – at all.

\”No matter the situation or factor, nothing requires hazards of violence, disrespect & & abuse. @SushmaSwaraj ji, we praise your choice to call out the abhorrent trolls of your own party,\” tweeted the Congress on its official Twitter handle.

No matter the scenario or factor, absolutely nothing calls for risks of violence, disrespect & abuse

. @SushmaSwaraj ji, we … https://t.co/AZdGemdZ26!.?.!— Congress (@INCIndia)< a href=https://twitter.com/INCIndia/status/1010904272941113344 rel=nofollow > 1529853335000 The\” decision to call out the abhorrent trolls \”that the Congress was describing, is Swaraj\’s choice to\”like \”a few of these tweets, hence calling attention to them. That is, she savvily ensured that anyone who missed out on the abuses heaped on her was made conscious that she was at the getting end of trolls, and over what. All this without referring directly to the incident.

That\’s not all. 2 days earlier, Swaraj looked for public viewpoint on the misogynist and personal attacks she was being subjected to on social media by arranging a Twitter survey.

Friends: I have liked some tweets. This is happening for the last few days. Do you approve of such tweets? Please RT– Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) 1530379160000

As numerous as 43 per cent stated they approved of the abusive tweets directed at her.

Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Monday disapproved of the online abuse and harassment of external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj by trolls over her ministry\’s choice to approve passport to an interfaith couple.

\”I consider this absolutely wrong,\” Singh said.