Buzz·Posted on 30 Oct 2015Chetan Bhagat Made A Bad Joke On Twitter And History Repeated ItselfHistory won't let him forget this one.by Sahil RizwanBuzzFeed India ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Best-selling author Chetan Bhagat has been known to say some pretty strange and outrageous things in his time. Twitter: @chetan_bhagat As he is inclined to do, he went on another rant earlier today and tweeted this bemused query to his followers. Chetan Bhagat @chetan_bhagat What do historians do? I am genuinely curious. This happened. Then this happened. Then this. Ok work done for the day. 05:16 AM - 30 Oct 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite He was talking about the 53 historians who protested against rising intolerance in the country, by returning awards given to them by the government. Indian Twitter, of course, isn't one to let go of the chance to start a Chetan Bhagat joke spree and, for the next couple of hours, all guns were trained on the author. Akshar @AksharPathak @chetan_bhagat What do authors do? I am genuinely curious. Judge one talent show, then judge one dance show. Ok work done for the day. 05:44 AM - 30 Oct 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite And, pretty soon, a meme was born. Rohan @mojorojo What do athletes do? They put one foot forward, then the other foot, then repeat 200 times. Ok work done for the day https://t.co/29WZwmSfF0 06:02 AM - 30 Oct 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite Tanmay Bhat @thetanmay What do scientists evn do? They science here. Then some science there. Ok. Now? 05:54 AM - 30 Oct 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite Sayantan Ghosh @sayantansunnyg What did Chetan Bhagat's professors at the IIT and IIM do? I'm genuinely curious. 07:19 AM - 30 Oct 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite Let's just say the author won't be questioning any other professions any time soon. ranjona banerji @ranjona Also for @chetan_bhagat, what do artists do, brush here, brush there, done for the day. Scientists, microscope here, telescope there, done.. 06:13 AM - 30 Oct 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite He did issue a clarification, eventually... Chetan Bhagat @chetan_bhagat In case it was not blatantly obvious that historian tweet was a joke. Made a million of them on writers and engineers before. Duh! 06:31 AM - 30 Oct 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite Not like that'll stop the jokes for a while, though. Twitter: @MrTippler This one user summed it up in one tweet. Poulomi @PouloCruelo It's like Chetan Bhagat wants to be a Twitter joke format 06:37 AM - 30 Oct 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite Oh, well. History really does repeat itself when it comes to Chetan. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Fox Follow BuzzFeed India on Facebook.