Premier Singh's 'Theek Hai' gaffe sets Twitter on fire

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh finally broke his long silence and gave the much-awaited statement on the demonstrations protesting the recent gang-rape of a medical student in New Delhi.

Perhaps he shouldn’t have spoken.

For, instead of soothing the seething masses, he ended up irking them further, with his end-of-the-speech ‘Theek Hai’ (all well?) remark.

What was meant to be a keystone address by Singh on women’s safety in India today, seven days after the brutal gang-rape of the Delhi medical student, turned into a furious Twitter trend after the PM ended his speech with a ‘theek hain’ (all well?) comment. READ MORE

http://www.emirates247.com/news/delhi-gang-rape-indian-pm-manmohan-singh-s-theek-hai-gaffe-sets-twitter-on-fire-2012-12-24-1.488541

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