“I came to Delhi in 1999, I saw more people at the station than the population of our state”
Nagaland Minister Temjen Imna Along, who is trending on social media for his “little eyes” remark humorously calling for racism, posted another video that is making waves on Twitter. Mr. Inma is Minister of Higher Education and Tribal Affairs of Nagaland and State Chairman of the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP).
In the new video, the minister recalls his first visit to Delhi in 1999. Speaking at an event, he is seen talking about several misconceptions residents of the nation’s capital had about the culturally rich Nagaland.
1999 की और एक बातें… pic.twitter.com/BZnk4lF3uZ
— Temjen Imna Along (@AlongImna) July 13, 2022
“When I first came to Delhi in 1999 and got off at Old Delhi Railway Station, I was shocked to see the number of people there. The number was greater than the entire population of the Nagaland. I was shocked beyond belief,” Mr Inma said. said.
“Most people in Delhi had no idea where Nagaland is. They were asking me, ‘Do we need a visa to visit Nagaland?'” the minister said.
Mr Inma also recalled that he had heard of a rumor that the people of Nagaland were eating humans. “And my appearance reinforced their suspicions,” he joked.
On Sunday, he took Twitter by storm with his witty remark about Google’s concern over his wife. He shared a photo of the most asked questions on Google about him.
Among the many queries on Google for the witty minister, one search that was highlighted by him was “Temjen Imna Along wife”. Reacting to the same, Temjen Imna tagged Google and wrote, “Ayalee, @Google search excites me. Still looking for it!”
On the occasion of World Population Day, the minister urged Twitter users to join his movement and “stay single” like him.