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‘I’m no Zaira Wasim’: Babita Phogat Responds To Backlash Over Tablighi Jamaat Tweet



“I stand by my tweets, I wrote nothing improper,” says Babita Phogat

Wrestling gold medalist Babita Phogat was caught up in a storm of controversy as a consequence of her tweet about Tablighi Jamaat. She had tweeted that the coronavirus pandemic was solely India’s second concern because the Tablighi Jamaat was the primary downside.

This tweet didn’t go down properly with Twitter customers who focused Babita after then assertion. The hashtag #suspendbabitaphogat began trending within the wake of the occasion. Nonetheless, Babita just isn’t with out her supporters. She has been receiving help and encouragement from loads of twitter customers.

In the meantime, Babita Phogat has acknowledged that she stands by what she stated. “I stand by my tweets, I wrote nothing improper,” she instructed ANI.

In a video posted on Twitter, she stated: “Over the previous few days, I posted a couple of tweets (on Tablighi Jamaat). After that, I began getting threats on my social media handles. I want to say that I’m no Zaira Wasim. I’d not get threatened…. I’ve at all times fought for my nation. I stand by my tweets…. I wrote nothing improper.”

In the meantime, Zaira Wasim could have taken to her social media account to answer to Babita Phogat. Whereas Zaira hasn’t taken Babita’s title wherever within the submit, it’s possible that the submit is directed in the direction of the feminine wrestler.

She wrote, “Whereas I acknowledge with humility all of the love folks bathe me with. I can not emphasise sufficient how the reward that comes my means isn’t gratifying in any respect for me and the way massive of a take a look at it’s for me and the way harmful it’s for my Iman. I’m not as righteous as I would lead many to imagine.”

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