CNN calls Varanasi as ‘city of the dead’, Indians on Twitter slammed it

On a day that Varanasi was the centre of attention as PM Modi, Akhilesh Yadav and Rahul Gandhi campaigned there for the Uttar Pradesh state elections, it was also getting attention online. On Saturday, Indians slammed CNN on Twitter for posting a preview of a video for Reza Aslan’s show called Believer in which they termed Varanasi ‘the city of the dead’.

Indians slammed CNN On Twitter for their ‘ignorance’ and claimed that US President Trump’s ‘fake news’ jibes weren’t off the mark. Here are some of the tweets:

Perhaps CNN called Varanasi the ‘city of the dead’ because a lot of Hindus consider the city holy and many believe that dying in Varanasi or Kashi will help one attain enlightenment or moksha. Some hotels in Varanasi, even have signs saying that if one doe

Courtesy _ http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-trump-was-right-about-your-fake-news-indians-slam-cnn-for-calling-varanasi-city-of-the-dead-2342473

One thought on “CNN calls Varanasi as ‘city of the dead’, Indians on Twitter slammed it

  • March 4, 2017 at 9:49 pm
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    Now the whole world must know why US president has kept CNN out of Press briefing at White House? They have amply established that they are experts in faking the news.They are also part of Prestitute Media players.

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