Sachin Tendulkar was hugely studied for his Tweet concerning the farmers’ protest in the country. Like several popular stars of India, Tendulkar too tweeted and had his say on the ongoing farmer’s protest.
The former India cricketer was scrutinised for his Tweet as many believed that he is ‘defending’ the government and not supporting the farmers’ cause amid constant protests over controversial farm bills. Since the last few months, the farmers of the country have been protesting across the borders of the national capital Delhi. Tendulkar came forward and shared his views on the farmers’ protest after which he faced a lot of heat on the popular micro-blogging site.
The former legendary cricketer urged the people of India to stay united. Tendulkar also made it clear that external forces can be spectators but not participants in India’s internal matters after many international celebrities including pop star Rihanna tweeted on the farmers’ protest in India.
Fans Gather Outside Sachin Tendulkar House To Show Their Support
While Tendulkar was heavily probed for favouring the government his fans today assembled outside his fans and showed their support. Fans of Tendulkar gathered outside his house with his photos and slogans of ‘Sachin Sachin’ which was heard loud and clear in a video. Hundreds of Tendulkar devotes supported their icon after he was being targeted over his tweet concerning the farmers’ protest.
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Fans gather outside cricket legend @sachin_rt‘s residence in Mumbai to express their support for the Master Blaster after his tweet on #FarmersProtest invited criticism. pic.twitter.com/LgmxOzecNS
— Times Now Sports (@timesnowsports) February 10, 2021
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Recently, a senior politician and NCP leader Sharad Pawar had suggested Sachin of being cautious while sharing his views on topics other than cricket. Sachin Tendulkar is still one of the most popular figures in India and his views on a sensitive topic like the farmers’ protest were expected to have divided opinions on social media.
“Many people have reacted sharply to the stand taken by them (Indian celebrities). I would advise Sachin (Tendulkar) to exercise caution while speaking about any other field,” Pawar had said.
Furthermore, his comments led to him getting slammed by netizens, who reminded him of Sachin’s achievements and questioned if the NCP leader was attempting to issue an open threat to the former India cricketer.
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