Let’s Celebrate National Science Day By Looking At These Genius Scientific Quotes By Indian Politicians

National Science Day marks the discovery of the Raman effect by Indian physicist Sir Chandrashekhara Venkata Raman on 28 February, 1928. Sir CV Raman was awarded the Nobel prize for this discovery.

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National Science Day is being celebrated every year to widely spread a message about the importance of science used in the daily life of the people. To display all the activities, efforts and achievements in the field of science for human welfare.

Lately, we’ve seen ministers try and peddle their ideologies by coating them in anecdotal evidences and calling them ‘facts’. Here are a few statements made by our ministers about science and with these gems, you’ll understand the buffoons we’ve been sending to the Parliament every year.

#1

“Imagine what kind of engineers Lord Ram had to build the Ram Setu that links Sri Lanka and India… Even squirrels offered their help in building the bridge… Even today people say that remnants of Ram Setu are in the sea.”

Vijay Rupani, Chief Minister of Gujarat

#2

“We worship Lord Ganesha. There must have been some plastic surgeon at that time who got an elephant’s head on the body of a human being and began the practice of plastic surgery.”

Narendra Damodardas Modi, Pradhan Sevak

#3

“Cows exhale oxygen.”

Vasudev Devnani, Rajasthan’s Minister for Education

#4

“Cowdung is nothing short of gold.”

Sambit Patra, ONGC Chairman

#5

“Homosexuality is nothing but a genetic disorder.”

Subramanian Swamy, senior politiican

#6

“We speak about nuclear science today. But Sage Kanad conducted nuclear test one lakh years ago.”

Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Former Chief Minister of Uttarakhand

#7

“Dung and urine from cows are more potent than medicines and can cure deadly diseases like cancer.”

Shankarbhai Vegad, Member of Parliament from Gujarat

#8

“There are mantras which codified ‘laws of motion’ much before it was discovered by the Newton. Hence it is essential that traditional knowledge must be incorporated in our curriculum.”

Satyapal Singh, Minister of State for Human Resources

#9

“Astrology is the biggest science. It is in fact above science.”

Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Former Chief Minister of Uttarakhand

# 10

“Darwin’s theory (of evolution of humans) is scientifically wrong. Nobody, including our ancestors, in written or oral, have said they saw an ape turning into a man. No books we have read or the tales told to us by our grandparents had such a mention.”

Satyapal Singh, Minister of State for Human Resources

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