Share this:

" />
Published On: Thu, Mar 2nd, 2017

India is proud of our players..Vijay Goel to Javed Akhtar on ‘hardly literate player’ jibe

Share This
Tags

575504-vijay-goel-javed-akhtarNEW DELHI : Days after Javed Akhtar called Yogeshwar Dutt a ‘hardly literate wrestler’, Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Thursday replied back asking the lyricist not to use such words for India’s champions who have earned laurels in their respective fields.

In the ongoing Gurmehar Kuar-ABVP protest row, Akhtar entered the debate when Yogeshwar Dutt trolled the Delhi University student by posting a meme.
Vijay Goel wrote on his official Twitter account, “PLEASE DON’T CALL OUR PLAYERS ILLITERATE. You’re a champion in your field & they are champions in their own field. India is proud of them!”
PLEASE DON’T CALL OUR PLAYERS ILLITERATE. You’re a champion in your field & they are champions in their own field. India is proud of them! Earlier on February 28, Akhtar tweeted, “If a hardly literate player or a wrestler troll a pacifist daughter of a martyr its understandable but whats wrong with some educated folks.”Vijay Goyel.
If a hardly literate player or a wrestler troll a pacifist daughter of a martyr its understandable but whats wrong with some educated folks  — Javed Akhtar (@Javedakhtarjadu) February 28, 2017

Akhtar’s tweet was slammed by the sports fraternity where Yogeshwar, and the entire Phogat family slammed him for his insulting remark.

Print

About the Author

Leave a comment

XHTML: You can use these html tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>