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Kerala Tourism invites Karnataka MLAs to cool-off in Gods Own Country, deletes tweet later

Kerala Tourism humorously made the offer on Twitter amid frantic efforts by the BJP, Congress and JD(S) to cobble up the numbers to form the government.

SNS | New Delhi |

As the battle to form government in Karnataka heats up, the Kerala Tourism through a tweet (now deleted) made an offer to the newly-elected Karnataka MLAs facing the melee of a hung verdict to cool-off in Gods Own Country!

Kerala Tourism humorously made the offer on Twitter amid frantic efforts by the BJP, Congress and JD(S) to cobble up the numbers to form the government.

“After the rough and tumble of the #KarnatakaVerdict, we invite all the MLAs to unwind at the safe and beautiful resorts of God’s Own Country,” Kerala Tourism tweeted with a ‘Come Out And Play’ hashtag.

Within hours, it was retweeted almost 5,500 times and liked by almost 9,000 people.

The tweet, amidst political uncertainty in Karnataka, went viral on the microblogging site, with Twitterati appreciating the humour of the tourism department of the Left Front government in Kerala.

Incidentally, Union Tourism Minister Alphons Kannanthanam is from Kerala.

The tweet form Kerala Tourism comes after high voltage drama unfolded with both the BJP and the JD(S)-Congress alliance claiming their right to form the government after Karnataka gave a fractured verdict in the Assembly elections.

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