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Youth Congress leader answers SOS call for oxygen by New Zealand High Commission

On May 1, the youth congress leader had also posted a video of his team delivering oxygen cylinders at the Embassy of the Philippines in New Delhi.

May 02, 2021 / 11:45 AM IST
Srinivas B V's team delivering oxygen cylinders at the New Zealand High Commission in New Delhi [Image: Twitter/@srinivasiyc]

Srinivas B V's team delivering oxygen cylinders at the New Zealand High Commission in New Delhi [Image: Twitter/@srinivasiyc]


The New Zealand High Commission in New Delhi posted an SOS call on Twitter asking for an oxygen cylinder tagging Srinivas B V, the President of the Youth wing of Congress. However, the tweet was later deleted.

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Following the tweet, Congress leader and MP Shashi Tharoor expressed sadness over the High Commission turning to "the youth leader of an Opposition party to solve a problem the inept government cannot," He added that Srinivas B V would do it but also asked a question.

"Where is the ruling party at the state or the Centre?"

Later, another tweet was put out by the New Zealand High Commission, clarifying the deleted tweet.

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"We are trying all sources to arrange for oxygen cylinders urgently and our appeal has unfortunately been misinterpreted, for which we are sorry," it said.

In a prompt reaction, the youth congress leader's team reached the High Commission with oxygen cylinders. The official Twitter handle of Srinivas posted photos and video of his team carrying the cylinders inside the High Commission building.

On May 1, the youth congress leader had also posted a video of his team delivering oxygen cylinders at the Embassy of the Philippines in New Delhi.
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first published: May 2, 2021 11:24 am

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