Why has Sushma Swaraj removed 'Foreign Minister' from her Twitter bio?

It's safe to say that the talking point of the Monsoon session of Parliament is Sushma Swaraj and her involvement in the 'Lalitgate' scandal.

FP Staff July 22, 2015 15:54:08 IST
Why has Sushma Swaraj removed 'Foreign Minister' from her Twitter bio?

It's safe to say that the talking point of the Monsoon session of Parliament is Sushma Swaraj and her involvement in the 'Lalitgate' scandal. Parliament has been disrupted and Opposition has strengthened their resolve to not let anything go through in the house until the ministers involved resign.

However, among all this ruckus, there has been one strange occurrence people are slowly picking up on: the External Affairs minister has removed 'Foreign Minister' from her Twitter bio.

It used to say "Foreign Minister, Government of India".

Why has Sushma Swaraj removed Foreign Minister from her Twitter bio

Her first bio on Twitter according to BioIsChanged.com was "Fought 10 elections Six terms MP Chief Minister of Delhi Union Minister for Health I&B Telecom Leader of Oppn Lok Sabha." The last time her bio was blank was three years ago after putting up a very poignant status on how she has "Spent a life to know India."

So what  exactly is going on with the External Affairs minister's Twitter account?

NDTV reports that,  according to her ministry, it isn't out of the ordinary. "The Twitter account is Mrs Swaraj's personal one, she keeps changing her bio as per her wish," a foreign ministry spokesperson was quoted as saying by NDTV.

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