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Spoke to Sushma on online trolling: Rajnath

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New Delhi, July 2: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh condemned the vicious online abuse against his cabinet colleague and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. He became the first minister from the Narendra Modi government to speak against social media trolls who had launched campaign against Sushma Swaraj in the past few days. Speaking to reporters here, Rajnath Singh said he talked to Sushma Swaraj on the phone as soon as she tweeted about the abuse she was facing and that “what is happening is wrong”. Sushma Swaraj was viciously trolled for pulling up a passport officer accused of harassing an inter-faith couple in Lucknow during their application process. She initiated a Twitter poll on Saturday night asking her 11.8 million followers if they approve of such trolling. (IANS)