Bhubaneswar: Odisha cadre IPS officer Arun Bothra advised civil services applicants to replace their smartphones with Nokia 5310.
Replying to a Twitter user who recently sought a “one-shot advice” to crack the UPSC civil services exams, Bothra said, “Replace your mobile with Nokia 5310.”
Replace your mobile with Nokia 5310. https://t.co/AAAZ8S3lS3
— Arun Bothra (@arunbothra) August 20, 2020
The officer’s response got Twitter cracking. One user wrote, “Epic advice…”
😂 😂 😂 😂 Epic advice.. Half of the problem will get sorted automatically
— ಕಸದ ಬುಟ್ಟಿ 🚮 uıq ǝƃɐqɹɐƃ (@bekarkabanda) August 20, 2020
While smartphones can be helpful in a lot of ways, there is no denying that one loses track of time too. The civil services aspirant will have to take a call whether to take the IPS officer’s advice to crack the exams.