Former cricketer and two-time Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP, Chetan Chauhan on Saturday was appointed as the chairperson of the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT).
While thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah for his appointment, Chetan told Indian Express, ”This is a Government of India appointment. The names [for the post of chairman] are sent by the ministry of textiles… preference is given to people in the party (BJP).”
And, minutes after his appointment news broke, social netwroking site Twitter got flooded with numerous hilarious reactions.
Below are some of the reactions:
Ex-Cricketer Chetan Chauhan is Chief of NIFT.
Love his fashion.
Here he is in Shikari Shambhu’s new Fall collection. pic.twitter.com/PLzBo0i9n2
— Sorabh Pant (@hankypanty) June 18, 2016
Chetan Chauhan is NIFT chief. India need a cricket coach. How about Rohit Bal?
— Abhijit Majumder (@abhijitmajumder) June 18, 2016
Chetan Chauhan to head National Institute of Fashion Technology. Now really! What next? — Cricketwallah (@cricketwallah) June 18, 2016
#ChetanChauhan appointed NIFT Chairman, Big B to head AIIMS, Salman next FM, Kapil Sharma to replace Raghuram Rajan, God have mercy !
— Vivek Avasthi (@avasthivivek) June 18, 2016