‘Search for vaccine? Is it a treasure hunt?’: Twitterati take a swing at Modi as he ‘reviews’ vaccine progress

Many users took to Twitter to post sarcastic comments at Modi’s visit to Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Pune to ‘review’ development of three vaccine candidates

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NH Web Desk

News18 journalist Pallavi Ghosh was on Saturday trolled for her tweet on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Zydus Biotech Park in Ahmedabad to ‘review’ the progress of COVID-19 vaccine candidate ZyCOV-D. Many other users also took to the microblogging website to post their own reactions to the PM’s visit.

The Prime Minister is on a three-city tour of Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Pune to review the development of three vaccine candidates. After his visit to the Zydus Cadila manufacturing facility near Ahmedabad, Modi reached Hyderabad to take the stock of COVID-19 vaccine development at Bharat Biotech's facility located at Genome valley.

The PM flew back to the national capital after a stopover in Pune, where he visited the Serum Institute of India (SII), which has partnered with pharma giant AstraZeneca and the Oxford University for the vaccine.

Ghosh tweeted that this was the first leg of Modi's "search for vaccine".

She posted:

‘PM reached ahmedabad .. first leg of his search for vaccine .. hope 2021 brings good news on vaccine front’


Several users took to Twitter with sarcastic and humourous reactions to her tweet:


Other users also took to the microblogging website to post their own reactions to the PM’s visit:

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Published: 28 Nov 2020, 6:43 PM