A police complaint has been filed against former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh in Hansi police station of Hisar district, Haryana, for his alleged racist remarks son the Indian leg-spinner, Yuzvendra Chahal. The written complaint was given by Dalit rights activist and advocate Rajat Kalsan in which he has demanded registration on an FIR against Yuvraj Singh.
Singh made the controversial comment while on Instagram live with Rohit Sharma. The clip, which has now gone viral is actually a snippet from Yuvraj and Rohit’s Instagram live session in April.
In the video, Yuvraj can be heard calling Chahal a ‘b***gi’ for making such videos. Rohit also made fun of Chahal for making his father dance. The southpaw had said, “Yeh b***gi log ko kaam nahi hai yeh Yuzi aur isko (Kuldeep).”
To which, Rohit adds, “Yuzi ko dekha kya video daala hai apni family ke saath. Maine usko wahi bola ki apne baap ko nacha raha hai, pagal toh nahi hai tu.” The duo then starts laughing. While Yuvraj did not seems to be making the remark intentionally, the netizens are extremely enraged with Yuvraj and want him to apologize to Yuzvendra.
Currently, India is going through a nationwide lockdown. Meanwhile, the number of coronavirus positive patients in India went past 217000 with almost 6100 people losing their lives on Thursday, as per the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
Almost the entire is in a lockdown due to the scare of the ever-escalating situation concerning the World Health Organisation-recognized pandemic that is the Coronavirus. Everything- schools, colleges, airports, railway stations, gyms, sporting events, movies, offices- have been put under lockdown as the world continues to self-isolate in order to control the pandemic.