Just like everyone, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday expressed shock and condemned the militant attack on Amarnath pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir. 

He also put out a tweet praising ‘Kashmiriyat’ and said people of Kashmir have strongly condemned the terror attack.

However, he got thoroughly trolled for his relatively mild response as many might have expected  a ‘stronger and a much more aggressive’ reaction from him.

And then he was subject to all sorts of ridicule:

Given he is not a social media frequent, the minister maintained silenced and ignored the trolls.

However one such tweet caught his attention. 

Shuchi Singh Kalra, author and freelance writer tweeted to him and asked: “Who gives a f*** about the spirit of Kashmiriyat at this moment? It’s not your job to placate. Just drag those cowards out and cull them.” 

In an unusual rebuttal to the troll, he asserted that he ‘cares’

After Singh replied to the tweet, Kalra has deleted the controversial tweet.

And needless to say, Singh got a lot of accolades for his fair and mature response to the ongoing situation: