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P Chidambaram's tweet about coffee price entertained people

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 26 March 2018, 17:16 IST

On Sunday, Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram and senior Congress leader posted on Twitter, complaining about the exorbitant price of coffee sold at the airports. He also shared his experience his experience on the same and supported common man's plight.

Chidambaram asked the Twitterati if he was right in declining a cup of tea priced at Rs 135 at the Chennai airport. In another tweet he was surprised to know that there are many who buy coffee at Rs 180. He posted another tweet asking the question if he is outdated.

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The tweet from the former finance minister generated a flood of response on Twitter.

People responded by bringing up the ongoing money laundering case against his son Karti Chidambaram and trolling him for his ignorance over rising prices.

People retweeted to his post, accused him and his son regarding the INX media scam. There were few people who suggested him low-budget places to have good food and coffee across the country. People also accused him for his statements in the past.

One of the tweets tried to help the former finance minister in finding a cheap place to have good food at the Chennai airport while another said that people have been paying for expensive snacks at the airport for long.

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First published: 26 March 2018, 17:16 IST