Go Chowmein, Chowmein Go, new mantra to defeat China
Union Minister Ramdas Athawale has called for boycotting the Chinese products and Chinese foods and restaurants amid the rising border-tension between India and China at the Ladakh border. The Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment’s response on Thursday came after a deadly conflict between India and China near the Pangong Tso Lake where 20 Indian soldiers were killed in action.
चीन धोका देनेवाला देश है.भारत मे चीन के सभी वस्तुओंका बहिष्कार करना चाहीये.चायनीज फूड और चायनीज फूड के हॉटेल भारत मे बंद करने चाहीये ! pic.twitter.com/ovL2sOLUo4
— Dr.Ramdas Athawale (@RamdasAthawale) June 17, 2020
In one of his tweet, he wrote “China is a country which betrays. All the products of China should be boycotted in India. Chinese foods and restaurants selling Chinese foods should be closed.”
Following Athawale’s comments, Twitter could not keep calm and criticized the Union minister for his bizarre comment and said that the Chinese food has nothing to do with the ongoing standoff between India and China. While some user reminded the union minister that all the Chinese foods are prepared in India by the people of India and profit isn’t shared with China, others gave a new Mantra to combat China – “Go Chowmein, Chowmein Go”. One Twitter user even asked if both the Maida and Atta Noodles are getting banned! Clearly, his statement didn’t go well with the public.
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Here are some interesting reactions from Twitter users on his statement.
Go Chowmein, Chowmein Go.
— Abijit Ganguly (@AbijitG) June 18, 2020
Koi is ch. Ko smjhao ke People selling chinese cuisines are 100% indian. Ab Pandey fast food centre se china ka kya lena dena.
— nehr_who 2.0 (@Nehrr_who) June 18, 2020
Sir aap to kuch zyada hi emotional ho jaate ho🤨
Konsa chinese thele waale ke kamaaye huwe paiso se China ki GDP badh rhi hai
— Maran Dyo (Hired labour at Rihana Farms, Barbados) (@MaranDyo) June 18, 2020
Chinese food and hotels in India offer north-eastern cuisine and it has nothing to do with China. Everyone is upset with China and we should answer them strategically and military strength. But for business, don’t make statements which affect local Indian businesses.
— प्रसाद ᬧ᭄ᬭᬲᬤ᭄ #old man and the sea (@prasdate) June 17, 2020
Cry India cry. This is our cabinet minister and this is the understanding of Chinese goods. We are %^$ked
— Veer Sorrykar 🙏 (@sorry_kar) June 18, 2020
Is baar k Big Boss season me entry pakki 💐💐
— Nitin Patil (@NitinLPatil) June 18, 2020
वैसे समोसे के बारे में क्या ख्याल है, डॉ साहब का
समोसा मुग़ल लाये थे, भारत में 😊😊😊😊😊
धन गुरु नानक ❤️🙏वाहेगुरु
— RAJA SETHI (@RAJASETHI1) June 18, 2020
Both noodles will be banned — Maida wale and Athawale
— Pranav Sapra (@pranavsapra) June 18, 2020
That would mean 90% of Indian restaurants, hotels, canteens. Use your noodle, Mr Minister…think about it.
— Watcher_in_the_rye (@justanotherfrau) June 18, 2020
Chinese food bane wale india he and sabji and noodles b India me banti he, aap apne ghar me dekho 70% items china ki hongi, kal usko bahr fekna and pic upload krna..
Yaar kon deta he vote enko
— 𝕸𝖎𝖙𝖊𝖘𝖍 (@miteshpardeshi2) June 17, 2020
Ramdas Athawale made Go Corona Go a pop culture phenomenon
Just to remind, Ramdas Athawale is the same politician who made the “Go Corona Go” a pop culture phenomenon in India. The video of the event in which he was chanting “Go Corona Go” at the Gateway of India along with Chinese Consul General in Mumbai, Tang Guocai and Buddhist monks had gone viral when COVID-19 was at the initial phase in India.
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