Kiran Bedi trolled as she congratulates ‘Puducherrians’ for France’s FIFA victory

New Delhi: Twitter is a mean world where nobody gets spared from being trolled, even if it is the first woman IPS officer of the country, Kiran Bedi.

The Puducherry Lt Governor gave a fodder to the tweeple on Sunday after she congratulated Puducherrians, terming it erstwhile French Territory, on the victory of France in FIFA World Cup.

Taking to Twitter, Bedi said that Puducherrians, the erstwhile French Territory won the World Cup.

Bedi, who is a popular figure on Twitter with more than 11 million followers, tweeted, “We the Puducherrians (erstwhile French Territory) won the World Cup. ???????? Congratulations Friends. What a mixed team-all French. Sports unites.”

Soon after her tweet, the Twitter user ridiculed her and even asked her to pull the tweet down.

“We are Indians Madam. Your publicity stunts need to stop..” said one of the trollers.

On related note, France on Sunday won its second FIFA World Cup title after defeating Croatia in a high-octane final at the Luzhniki Stadium in Russia.

In a tournament filled with dramatic ups and downs, France stood tall in the end, keeping cool at all times despite not being in its sublime form in the group stage. (ANI)