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'Trees-release-Oxygen' theory was known to India since lakhs of years, learnt by European countries through Globalization : Tripura CM
TIWN Sep 4, 2018
'Trees-release-Oxygen' theory was known to India since lakhs of years, learnt by European countries through Globalization : Tripura CM
PHOTO : CM attending plantation programme at Secretariat. TIWN Pic Sep 4

AGARTALA, Sep 4 (TIWN): Not by any European country, or any scientist like Jan Ingenhousz but Photosynthesis was discovered by India before lakhs of years, such has been claimed by Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb on Tuesday adding, "I feel proud that I born in this country". After his last gaffe on August 27 about 'Ducks swimming increases oxygen in water', Tripura CM within a week has delivered this fresh gem. As proof of his statement, CM said as since lakhs of years Indians are worshiping trees. Citing worshiping logic behind it CM also added when people feel tried they sit under tree for oxygen. It was a plantation programme at the Secretariat and CM was asked by a journalist to say about the importance of tree-plantation. In reply CM said, "The country (India) where I born, exactly since when people worship trees nobody knows. It is only India where trees are worshiped. So naturally trees are connected with human race, which gives us Oxygen and that culture has been worshiped by India since lakhs of years. Today due to globalization the whole world follows our trend, whereas this culture has been in India since ages".

"When we are tired, where do we go ? We sit under a tree for shed and oxygen. This scientific theory is known by Indians much before the European countries". 

Since the beginning, Tripura CM Biplab Deb has become a laughing stock to the country, sometimes his gaffes bound foreigners to reply, even replied by 1997's Miss World Diana Hayden from outside India led him to do apology for his statement against her. 

1) On April 14, 2018 at Agartala ONGC complex Ambedkar Statue inauguration, CM claimed Chabimura can be made better than Amazon river basin, also Amazon is located in Africa. It was first jolt of humour released by him in a big occasion citing Amazon is located in Africa,

2) On April 7, CM said, internet was existing in Mahbharata's time and due to internet, Sanjay was depicting about the Kurukshetra was to a blind king. He said,  "Not US and other Western Countries, but the internet was invented by India before lakhs of years. Today US can claim it's their technology, but it's actually our and they borrowed our knowledge".

3) On April 26, CM said India's 1997 beauty queen Diana Hayden was unworthy to be considered as Miss World as she doesn't look like Laxmi and Sarswati. On that CM also suggested to use soil instead of soap, as it has no cosmetic chemical,

4) On the nex day (April 27) i.e. Civil Service Day, Biplab Deb said, "Mechanical engineers should not opt for Civil Service, rather Civil engineers must go for it as they have civic sense".

5) On the next day (April 28) CM asked the state's youths to start paan-shop or to rear cows in home to get rod of unemployment,

6) Speaking at a programme in Agartala Buddha Purnima on April 30, Biplab Deb said Gautam Buddha walked across India and went to countries like Japan, Myanmar and Tibet to spread the message of peace and harmony.

7) On May 1 CM hit another controversy saying "I will chop-off nails of my govt's critics" during a programme at Pragna Bhawan

8) He also mentioned Maitri-Feni bridge is making over river Gomati,

9) On May 11, CM Biplab Deb said, Rabindranath Tagore gave up his nobel prize to protest against British rule during Rajashi Utsav in Udaipur (Gomati Tripura),

10) May 20 : CM called Himanta Biswa Sarma as a Doctor during NEDA conclave at Guwahati,

11) On June 26, on the occasion of International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking said all promises of Vision Document will be fulfilled by not from his pocket but from public taxes.

12) On July 4, when state had been hit with mob-lynching episodes, Biplab Deb said at Agartala Airport renaming programme he is feeling "Anand Ki Leher". 

13) On July 6, during Deoghar Express's flag off programme, CM said, Tripura has 10 Districts, whereas in reality it's 8 only.

14) On July 28, the Chief Minister said, "If youths go to gym, they will become Dipa Karmakar and if they go to drugs they will be in jail".

15) On August 25, CM said, on 50 years of completion people celebrate Silver-Jubilee and Tripura will too do on 2022 on 50 years of statehood day.

16) The latest release of gaffe was on yesterday which is right now national news feed was after CM said, "Ducks increases oxygen in water body by swimming". 

Thus in total at least 17 gaffes nation got from Tripura CM in last 6 months of BJP-govt.

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