Amaravati: An Andhra Pradesh minister hit again at singer Adnan Sami after the latter lashed out at Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy for Telugu flag flying excessive message on “RRR” bagging a Golden Globe award.
Industries, Infrastructure and Data Know-how Minister Gudivada Amarnath informed Adnan Sami that he’s nobody to go judgment on their patriotism.
“We’re pleased with our language, our tradition and our identification. And I proclaim once more, WE ARE TELUGU.
@AdnanSamiLive, you’re nobody to judge our patriotism,” tweeted the minister.
“My pleasure in being Telugu doesn’t take away from my identification as an Indian,” he added.
Adnan Sami, who turned an Indian citizen in 2016, had discovered fault with the Chief Minister’s congratulatory message. Whereas congratulating the “RRR” workforce for successful the award for the “Naatu Naatu” tune, Reddy tweeted: “The Telugu flag is flying excessive”.
“Telugu flag? You imply INDIAN flag proper? We’re Indians first & so kindly cease separating your self from the remainder of the nation. Particularly internationally, we’re one nation! This ‘separatist’ angle is extremely unhealthy as we noticed in 1947!!! Thanks Jai HIND,” wrote Sami.
Nonetheless, the singer acquired flak for his comment from many Twitter customers who defended the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and reminded him that being proud Telugu doesn’t make one much less Indian.
“If solely you cud learn the underlying feelings of a telugite expressing his ethnic pleasure ,u wudn’t hv com up with ur Nationalism platitudes . Being REGIONAL makes us no much less INDIAN than any of our Northern counterparts nor it results in fissiparous tendencies preserve ur gyan to urself,” wrote a netizen.
“With that logic, being Indian doesn’t make you any much less regional,” argued Sami.
“However you have got taken an harmless assertion of regional pleasure out of context and are actually forcing 600K fellow Indians to see your perspective by way of a separatist lens simply because it was not aceworded politically accurately”, wrote one other ATwitter consumer.
“A Chief Minister of a terrific State has all of the means, services & accountability to phrase an announcement as aPolitically Appropriate’!!aPeriod!!,” responded the singer.