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Tweeple Are Praising Mohammad Kaif For Supporting Soumya Swaminathan On ‘Hijab’ Controversy

Updated on 13 August, 2018 at 1:23 pm By

Soumya Swaminathan, a 29-year-old Indian chess player, who holds the title of Woman Grandmaster from India made headlines recently. Soumya was supposed to represent India in Asian Team Chess Championship 2018 to be held in Hamadan, Iran. However, Soumya pulled out of the championship stating a violation of basic human rights by the rigid imposition of religious dress code (hijab) for all players. Read all about it here.

As the star stood her ground, she found support coming in from all corners of the nation. In this list was cricketer Mohammad Kaif, who openly praised Soumya’s courage.


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Chess star Soumya Swaminathan. Source

 

Former cricketer Mohammad Kaif. Source

 

Mohammad Kaif, the 37-year-old Test, and ODI player, has always been active on social media and has never shied away from expressing his opinions. And he wasn’t going to stay mum now. He soon took to his twitter account to extend his full support to Soumya.

Here’s the post he made on his Twitter account:

 


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As soon as the player showed his support for the fellow sportsperson, the Twitterati came forward applauding Kaif. There were mostly uniform reactions and all of the Tweeple expressed how proud they were of Kaif for showing support.

Here are some of the Tweeple’s comments:

Wish to meet Kaif one day!

Respect!

Everyone should think like him!

This is the beauty of our nation!

He’s a role model!

His efforts are worth an applaud!

 


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We as Indians are proud to see Indian unison in support of this chess player. Salute!

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