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People wondering how milkman can have tea on jet: Tejashwi

People wondering how milkman can have tea on jet: Tejashwi

Patna: A day after he was heavily trolled for celebrating his birthday on a chartered plane, RJD leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav on Tuesday hit back at his detractors, claiming that some people were unable to put up with the fact that a milkman was having tea in a jet.

The RJD heir apparent, who turned 30, posted on social media photos of him cutting a cake and drinking tea on board a plane, drawing flak from many who questioned the lavish celebrations, given the poor state of economy.

"Some are wondering how a milkman can have tea on a plane. This is an allegation being levelled on me. I get disturbed after seeing some people worrying about me.

Unfortunately, their masters (murshid - the one who shows the right path) are not happy with them," he tweeted in Hindi.

People from the Yadav community, by tradition, engage in rearing cows and selling milk.

"I eat guava, corn, bhunja, chat (snacks) on roads and kebab on plane. However, it seems, someone else is having a stomach ache," the RJD leader, who was a student of Delhi Public School in the national capital, added.

Lashing out at Yadav, BJP spokesman Nikhil Anand said the RJD leader should stop playing victim card by calling himself a milkman.

"Even BP Mandal, Daroga Rai, Nityanand Rai are cow herders and milkmen. Please don't play victim card by calling yourself a milkman. Those belonging to Charwaha community never cry for themselves. Don't issue sentimental dialogues," he insisted.

The saffron party leader, on a lighter note, asked Yadav, who was once a part of Delhi Daredevils team in the Indian Premier League, not to take criticisms to heart. "No one is levelling any allegation against you or ridiculing you. Be it in the air or on Twitter, it's your choice Don't take it to heart. Be happy," Anand added.

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