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‘Well done, chef!’ Twitter lauds Vikas Khanna for classy reply to TV anchor who questioned his ‘sense of hunger’

​Twitterati were all-praise for the classy reply by Vikas Khanna.

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Last Updated: Jun 29, 2020, 11.04 AM IST
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‘Well done Chef, very well done,’ wrote a Twitter user.
‘Well done Chef, very well done,’ wrote a Twitter user.
Michelin star chef Vikas Khanna, known for cooking delicious food and unmatched culinary prowess, is going viral on the Internet for all the right reasons. Khanna appeared on a BBC World interview where the anchor asked the chef if his sense of hunger comes from India as he is not ‘from a rich family’.

“You’ve cooked for the Obamas, you’ve been on a TV show with Gordon Ramsay. But it wasn’t always that way, was it? You’re not from a rich family. So, I dare say, you understand how precarious it can be in India,” the anchor said.

Khanna, who had started the initiative of delivering ration to old-age homes, orphanages and leprosy centres in April during the coronavirus pandemic, maintained his calm and said, “No, I am from Amritsar, everyone gets fed there in the langars. My sense of hunger came from New York.”

The clip started going viral on the Internet as netizens lauded Khanna’s classic reply.

This Twitter user asked if BBC World was still in a ‘colonial hangover’.

Some Twitter users alleged that the BBC anchor was being racist.
Others were appalled at the kind of questions that were asked by the anchor.
Several netizens critiqued the ‘racist approach’ of the anchor.

Twitterati were all-praise for the classy reply by Vikas Khanna.
‘Well done Chef, very well done,’ wrote a Twitter user.

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