To make Karnataka hunger-free and provide food at affordable rates to the labour class and poor migrants, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday announced that the state government would open Indira canteens across Bengaluru on Wednesday.
"I am happy to announce that we are opening on Wednesday Indira canteens across Bengaluru to feed every day the people from the labour class and poor migrants to the city," he said in his Independence Day speech here.
In the initial phase, 101 canteens will daily serve vegetarian tiffin (breakfast) at Rs 5 per plate and meals for lunch and dinner at Rs 10 each in 101 civic wards. More will be opened in the remaining 97 wards from October 2 to mark the 150th birthday of Mahatma Gandhi.
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi inaugurated the first canteen on Kanakanapalya Main Road in Jayanagar. Rahul Gandhi, however, committed several faux pas in his short speech during the inauguration, according to a report in Times of India.
First, he called the “Indira Canteen” as “Amma Canteen” although he immediately corrected himself. "Every citizen of Karnataka, under the Siddaramaiah government should feel he won't go hungry. That is the vision of the Amma...Indira Canteen." said Rahul.
However, that was not the only faux pas that the Congress vice president committed during his speech. The audience was amused when Rahul said that “most cities in Bengaluru will have such canteens soon” forgetting that Bengaluru itself is the capital city of Karnataka.
"The chief minister has told me he will open many more such canteens across the state. Most cities in Bengaluru will have such canteens soon," Rahul was quoted as saying by TOI.
After rahul did all these silly mistakes in his speech, twitterati laughed on him and gave funny reply. Have a look:
— Ajit Datta (@ajitdatta) August 16, 2017
— Rishi Bagree (@rishibagree) August 16, 2017
"Every CITY in Bangalore will have an Amma.. umm... Indira canteen". Haanji
— Nupur (@UnSubtleDesi) August 16, 2017
Every city in Bangalore and every state in Karnataka to have Amma..er..Indira canteen https://t.co/UqgqBsO0nc
— Srivatsa (@svatsa) August 16, 2017
What you ordered? Chota Bheem wale laddo?
— Miss Aarya (@whsitleblower) August 16, 2017
Ye kon se canteen ka h????? pic.twitter.com/v2ginwImDa
— Rahul Chopra (@RahulCh69318341) August 16, 2017
सड़ जी को भी खाना है अपने दादी माँ के कैंटीन का खाना। छोड़ो उन्हें pic.twitter.com/UHVCpYmGrl
— (@Gajodhar_007) August 16, 2017
Khula gareebo ke liye tha , dakaar khud Gaya. pic.twitter.com/2qWTZ8icj9
— Super Commando Dhruv (@Eaglesiar) August 16, 2017
— Shailesh Gupta (@shailoog) August 16, 2017