The MP Chief Minister had visited affected areas and families of MP who have been adversely affected by non-stop torrential rains have lashed to over 100 villages in Rewa and Satna district being virtually devastated by floods, but the photos of MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh ended him being widely ridiculed on Social Media.
The photos shows him smiling, with his arms around two policeman who were carrying him.
Large part of India have been flooded after a number of rivers started flowing above the danger level. At least 17 people have been reportedly killed in flood-related incident in Madhya Pradesh.
And in the eastern state of Bihar, at least 15000 people have been evacuated from their homes after a “Flood-like-situation” in a dozen districts. Floods are common in India during monsoon season between June and September.
Mr.Chouhan, like other Chief Minister, visited the flood-affected over the weekdays to review rescue efforts, but ended up becoming the recipient of bad publicity.
His office told the Hindustan Times that police official, decided to carry him because “he had trouble walking after his foot his a hard object in the mud”.
But the statement did not stop, Twitter users from reacting with amusement. Some Twitter users said the Minister’s picture had redefined the meaning of “aerial survey”