India Invented Satellites & Internet: Decoding Tripura CM’s Claim

‘Internet did exist during Mahabharata’: Tripura CM doubles down on the world wide web.

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Newly-elected Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb hit out at “narrow-minded” people for finding it difficult to believe that internet and satellite technology existed during the time of Mahabharata.

A day after he made the bizarre comment, the Tripura chief minister went a step further to defend it.

Narrow minded people find it tough to believe this. They want to belittle their own nation and think highly of other countries. Believe the truth. Don’t get confused and don’t confuse others.

On Tuesday, 17 April, while addressing a regional workshop on computerisation of the Public Distribution System as well as reforms in Agartala, the 46-year-old BJP leader gave evidence for his claim in the form of a particular episode in the Mahabharata, wherein Sanjay narrates the war between the Pandavas and the Kauravas to the blind king Dhritarashtra.

This is the country where the episodes of the Mahabharata war were narrated to Dhritarashtra by Sanjay. This means technology was there, internet was there, satellite was there.

The Quint decided to decode this logic and made some really shocking revelations. Watch to know more.


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