Indian veteran cricketer Virender Sehwag, who is famous for his witty comments on micro blogging site Twitter, is now facing ire form the people due to his tweets over tragic incident that took place in Gorakhpur’s Baba Raghav Das Medical College.
In his Tweet, Sehwag had expressed his grief for the children died in horrific incident but his Tweet landed him in controversy.
Former explosive batsman Tweeted, “deeply pained by the loss of innocent lives in Gorakhpur. More than 50000 children have lost their lives here since encephalitis was first reported in 1978, the year I was born.
Deeply pained by the loss of innocent lives in #Gorakhpur . More than 50000 children have lost their lives here since encephalitis was 1/2— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) August 11, 2017
“We Still haven't figured a way to save innocent lives from a known disease. Heartbreaking !,” added Sehwag.
first reported in 1978, the year I was born. We Still haven't figured a way to save innocent lives from a known disease. Heartbreaking !— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) August 11, 2017
Meanwhile, Twitterati took no time in slamming Sehwag with their comments for not quoting the actual reason behind death of 64 people in Gorakhpur.
Here are some of those Tweets:
Do you have the spine to criticize the government for its failure ?— A (@Ad__vaith) August 11, 2017
No you will only mock kids
The death is not due to disease sir this is due to lack of oxygen supply sir.— Dil Hai hindustani (@Tanveer7872) August 11, 2017
which pain ....your tweet is to justify these deaths....you should hv questioned the negligence.... how insensitive..!😥— आमिर Aamir 🇮🇳 (@Aamir_Capri) August 11, 2017
Dikhai nahi deta ya such dekhne ki aadat nahi hai, Poore desh ko pata hai bacche oxygen ki kami ki vajah se mare hain. Dalali band karo— hariom sharma (@h_sharma22) August 11, 2017
Sir main app ka bahut bada fan hon but muja nahi malom thaa ki aap bhi bjp ka chmcha hain bachcha kyon expire hoi pura india janta hai— Javed Akhtar (@JavedAk60880074) August 12, 2017