Cybernauts slam 'The Quint' worker for wishing 'death' to ailing Amit Shah

Quint's attempt to cover up the incident turned in vain as they apologized for the infamous tweet, they wrote: "An insensitive tweet by Stuti Mishra, an employee of The Quint has been brought to our notice. The Quint strongly condemns any such statement. Due action will be taken. The entire Quint team wishes BJP President, Shri Amit Shah, a speedy recovery.” 

Saima Siddiqui
Published on: 17 Jan 2019 7:08 AM GMT
Cybernauts slam The Quint worker for wishing death to ailing Amit Shah
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New Delhi: Stutee Mishra, the social media head of a digital news platform 'The Quint', came under attack, on Thursday after she wished death for ailing BJP chief Amit Shah in one of her tweets which later led to a social media campaign # blockQuint, urging people to block the digital platform.

Her tweet came minutes after Amit Shah wrote on his Twitter account on Wednesday, that he has been diagnosed with swine flu and his treatment is underway, he said that by God's grace and good wishes from the people he will soon be fine.

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Comments started pouring in from people who wished Shah a speedy recovery, while Stutee made a scathing remark, tweeting: " People die of swine flu, right?". This comment's obvious direction at the BJP president, set the internet ablaze as controversies broke out.

Her disparaging and unkind remark made twitterati lose their cool and # blockQuint started trending on social media as people urged to block the digital platform. Soon after the wrangle, Stutee deleted her tweet and set privacy on her account to evade any unwanted dispute.

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Quint's attempt to cover up the incident turned in vain as they apologized for the infamous tweet, they wrote: "An insensitive tweet by Stuti Mishra, an employee of The Quint has been brought to our notice. The Quint strongly condemns any such statement. Due action will be taken. The entire Quint team wishes BJP President, Shri Amit Shah, a speedy recovery.”

Cybernauts accused media of its irresponsible and biased behavior. Many political experts and commoners said that such behavior is not acceptable and one should not stoop so low. Political and ideological differences need to be respected and the dignity of a national leader should be taken care of.

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