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Desi Twitter’s ‘Can Relate’ Moment With Pulitzer Winner’s Text From Dad

Megha Rajagopalan obtained the Pulitzer Prize together with two different contributors

New Delhi:

The web is stuffed with memes on simply how robust it’s to impress Indian dad and mom and there’s no denying the tinge of fact in it. Though the notion that Indian dad and mom are extraordinarily tutorial and end result oriented typically borders on the stereotypical, there are a number of humorous posts on social media so as to add credence to this perception. And now, Indian-origin journalist Megha Rajagopalan from BuzzFeed News, who not too long ago obtained the Pulitzer Prize, shared with the world simply how sparing and understated Indian fathers could possibly be with their reward. 

In a Twitter publish that has gone viral because it was shared on Saturday, Ms Rajagopalan’s father will be seen congratulating his daughter with a easy, “Well done.”

In the screengrab shared by the journalist, her father wrote, “Congratulations Megha. Mom just forwarded me. Pulitzer Prize. Well done.” To this Ms Rajagopalan replied, “Thanks!!” Sharing the photograph, she wrote, “Understated Indian dad reaction.”

The father’s response resonated with a number of customers on Twitter, with Indian Twitteratti saying that he had pulled off the right “Indian dad” response to the state of affairs. Author and producer, Meena Harris stated that Ms Rajagopalan’s father may very effectively be ready for her to bag the Nobel Prize subsequent.

Exclamation factors are reserved for the Nobel Prize solely, one other consumer stated.

Mimicking a typical line of dialogue that Indian dad and mom undertake whereas asking their youngster to intention larger, one consumer stated, “Just one Pulitzer? Why not two? Only one of your articles during all the year was okay?”

Another Twitter consumer additionally used the chance to trace on the common Indian dad and mom’ desire for physician and engineer jobs.

Several others stated that the proud father can be busy sharing the information with household and mates.

Take a  have a look at a number of the different reactions

Ms Rajagopalan obtained the honour together with two different contributors, Alison Killing and Christo Buschek, for investigative reviews on an unlimited infrastructure of prisons and mass internment camps secretly constructed by China for detaining tons of of 1000’s of Muslims in its restive Xinjiang area.

In addition to Ms Rajagopalan, one other Indian-origin journalist Neil Bedi from Tampa Bay Times additionally gained the Pulitzer Prize. He obtained the honour for native reporting.

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