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Kapil Sibal Pens New Year's Soliloquy, Netizen Optimistically Rebuts

Written By Ankit Prasad | Mumbai | Published:


  • Kapil Sibal has penned a poem for the new year
  • A netizen has countered him with a poem of their own

Those who follow senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on social media will be more than aware of how he is somewhat of a wordsmith when it comes to structuring his tweets. Now, this facet has been reiterated via a poem he's penned to welcome the new year.

The poem makes reference to the inexorable march of time, about how the years come and go, and yet, there's little change in the dynamic between the haves and the have-nots. He adds a pledge to work towards changing this, acknowledging that it's not an easy task. 

As opposed to the linear style of writing that people normally apply on the microblogging platform, the former union minister has made a habit of taking a more unorthodox approach, including poetry, even while levelling political attacks. For instance, here's what he tweeted on Pakistan giving its nod to the Kartarpur corridor:

Responses to Kapil Sibal's new year tweet are generally complimentary, though at least in a couple of cases there is a bit of political countering going on. One user contends that things are not as unchanging as Kapil Sibal may believe: