Published: June 18, 2020 3:46:28 pm
Suspended Chennai Super Kings (CSK) crew doctor Madhu Thottappillil on Thursday tendered an unconditional apology for his controversial social media post mocking the government after the death of Indian soldiers in a violent face-off with Chinese troops in eastern Ladakh.
On Tuesday, after stories got here in of Indian casualties through the Galwan Valley conflict, Thottappillil had posted a tweet mocking the federal government. He later deleted it and guarded his account. He was subsequently suspended by the franchise.
Thottappillil took to Twitter on Thursday and provided an apology. “On June 16th, I had put out a tweet, and after I realised that the words used by me was inappropriate and unintended. I deleted the same. But by then there were screenshots of my tweet being circulated and shared in social media,” the doctor said in his apology word.
On 16th June, I had put out a tweet, and after I realised that the phrases utilized by me was inappropriate and unintended. I deleted the identical. But by then there have been screenshots of my tweet being circulated and shared in social media. It was by no means my intention to .1/5 pic.twitter.com/nvC7FjMFGl
— Dr. Madhu Thottappillil (@itsmadhu) June 18, 2020
Thottappillil clarified that he had no intention to belittle PM Narendra Modi’s efforts in preventing the disaster. “It was by no means my intention to belittle the good & herculean efforts taken by our Honb’le prime minister and the Govt in taking good care of all of the residents obligations of this nice nation and its Army or our courageous Martyrs.
“I’ve all the time revered the efforts of the government in its valiant conflict on Covid-19 pandemic armed forces and valour of the armed forces standing and preventing beneath hostile circumstances.”
Thottappillil mentioned he understands that his post might have damage sentiments of 1000’s of individuals.
“I regret the hurt and anguish I may have caused to many people who read my Tweet and wholeheartedly apologise for the same,” he wrote.
“I have tweeted inadvertently and mistakenly and it has nothing to do with my association with any individual or organisation.”
Thottappillil urged netizens to deal with his social media post as an aberration.
“I am aware of the care bestowed by the Honb’le prime minister taken for the martyred jawans who had laid their lives for the country, without whom we the citizens would not be having a secured life,” CSK crew doctor for 10 seasons mentioned.
“I hope the whole issue is put to an end and the tweet be treated as an aberration on my part. I once again express my sincere apologies for the unintended and inadvertent remarks made in my earlier tweet,” he concluded.
With PTI inputs
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