When M Venkaiah Naidu, the Union Minister for Urban Development, decided to invite businesses to invest in Jharkhand, proclaiming that the state has an "investor-friendly government", he decided to unleash his inner poet by penning a small verse on the subject.
The minister wrote on his official Facebook page:
Perhaps he didn't know better, but it didn't take social media too long to have a merry old time with Naidu's gem of a seven-line poem:
— Bala (@Bala217) February 16, 2017
Ha Ha Ha Ha. That Venkaiah Naidu's poem. Ha Ha Ha Ha. Read Read Read.— KM (@monteskw) February 16, 2017
And of course, there was this:
To be fair to him, Naidu is known for his quirky one-liners and sharp observations. He had created a bit of a stir in 2013 by claiming that a particular political party contesting elections against BJP in Tamil Nadu boosted attendance at their rallies with the aid of the four Bs — bus, biryani, bottle and batta.
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