Uttam terms IAF showering petals from helicopter as ‘Bizarre’


President of Telangana Congress Committee Uttam Kumar Reddy expressed his disenchantment at the way the Indian armed forces paid their respects to the Frontline Covid Warriors today terming the showering of petals from a helicopter as Bizarre.

Tweeting to this effect, the TPCC President posted a picture of himself along with his partymen honouring the sanitation workers in a very traditional manner with a comment that the armed forces can be utilised in a better. He said in his tweet that “Having flown several flypasts as an IAF MiG21/23 pilot, I find that flypasts & helicopters showering petals is frankly Bizzare. We should certainly do our bit to honour & felicitate #CoronaWarriors but armed forces need to be better utilised for #Covid19 containment than symbolism”.

He also posted his old photograph in a pilot uniform along with his former colleagues. However, his remarks ‘Bizzare’ is receiving flak from the netizens on social media.