#MartyrsNotBeggars: Twitter explodes as Mamata Banerjee gives compensation of Rs 2 lakh to Uri attack martyrs

A number of internet users must be wondering that why #MartyrsNotBeggars hash tag was trending on Twitter on Thursday.

By Prashant V Singh | Updated: Sep 22, 2016, 19:21 PM IST
#MartyrsNotBeggars: Twitter explodes as Mamata Banerjee gives compensation of Rs 2 lakh to Uri attack martyrs

New Delhi: A number of internet users must be wondering that why #MartyrsNotBeggars hash tag was trending on Twitter on Thursday.

#MartyrsNotBeggars started trending after annoyed Twitterati started slamming Mamata Banerjee for giving compensation of Rs 2 lakh to Uri attack martyrs.

Twitter users are upset with the money offered to the soldiers' families who lost their life for the country.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced a sum of Rs 2 lakh each for the families of martyrs, and this made people on social media enraged. 

Noteworthy, she had announced Rs 10 lakh for a pilgrim from her state who lost his life in the Mecca crash accident.

Here is how Twitter users exploded the site with their reactions:-