17/02/2017 4:45 PM IST | Updated 17/02/2017 7:29 PM IST

Here's How A Poem By M Venkaiah Naidu Turned Everyone Into A Poet

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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:

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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