Anand Mahindra Stands Up For Shanmuga Subramanian

Anand Mahindra, the chairman of Mahindra Group, is known for living with his heart on his sleeves. He never shies away from expressing his thoughts on his micro-blogging site Twitter, where is very active and is loved for his hilarious and witty tweets.

Recently, he took to his twitter and to highlight the accomplishments of Chennai techie Shanmuga Subramanian aka Shan, who found the debris of the Chandrayaan 2 lander Vikram on the lunar surface.

Well, netizens are busy in congratulating NASA for their efforts towards helping find Vikram, the lander deployed in India’s Chandrayaan-2 mission that hard landed earlier this year. NASA stated one of its satellites has found the debris of Vikram. NASA released an image showing the site of the rover’s impact and the “associated debris field”. NASA also credited an Indian engineer named Shanmuga Subramanian, for his role in finding the location of the site of the debris.

While everyone was busy in congratulating and appreciating NASA for helping India find Vikram, Anand Mahindra took to his twitter and highlighted that no one is giving enough credit to the Indian wizard. He wrote:

“Why aren’t the headlines reading ‘Indian engineer discovers Vikram Lander debris. NASA confirms finding?’ Can’t we give enough credit to our own tech wizards?”

Here, check out his tweet:

While everyone appreciated Anand Mahindra’s tweet, one of the twitter users replied to Mahindra and said that Shan should not be solely credited as he used NASA’s images to find the location. He wrote:

Now do you think it’s possible without those maps? Don’t be salty,” 

Here, check out the reply of the twitter user:

However, Anand Mahindra came up with a brilliant and sensible reply to the user. He wrote:

Don’t be absurd. In that case, every prize-winning mathematician should give credit to India for inventing the concept of ‘zero.'”

Here, check out his reply:

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