‘ I wasn’t eafting Tobacco, it was betel nut’: Gutka Man From Kanpur Test

The Ongoing India Vs New Zealand Test match in Kanpur is filled with all its excitement and funny meme of a Gutka chewer was caught on the camera. A series of hilarious jokes had filled social media. Recently he talked to a leading news agency and confessed that he was not chewing Gutka in fact it was a betel leaf.

The Gutka Man From Kanpur Test

The person was identified as Shobit Pandey, popularly known as ‘Gutkha Man’, who is a resident of Maheshwari Mahol in Kanpur. Pandey, on Friday, again came to witness the Test clash at the Green Park Stadium with a placard which read- “Eating tobacco is a bad habit”, in Hindi. Pandey became a centre of jokes, as he was trolled online and even known personalities like Dr Kumar Vishwas and former Indian batter Wasim Jaffer shared memes about him on Twitter.


Speaking to a leading daily, Shobit Pandey said, “First of all, I would like to clarify that I wasn’t eating tobacco. I was eating betel nut and was on call in with my friend, who was also watching the match in the same stadium but in a different stand.” “It was just a call of almost ten seconds and it went viral. My friend whom I was talking to was the one who broke the news to me that the video has gone viral. It went like a fire,” he added.


Pandeji in full mood

The Acquaintance With Him Was Her Sister, Who Is Now Getting Nasty Comments

He further said the only thing which is bothering him is that his sister, who had accompanied him at the stadium and was also seen in the viral video, is receiving nasty comments from some people. “I didn’t do anything wrong, that is why I am not scared or embarrassed about this. I am just concerned that some people are passing nasty comments about my sister. And on the other hand, I am getting numerous calls from media houses and other people regarding the whole scenario and now I am getting irritated,” said Pandey.

Talking about the tests, the match is almost balanced now with New Zealand standing strong with their batting performance. So far the have only conceded single wicket and a decent calm batting performance from the side. The hosts will be surely eyeing to clinch a thumping victory at home in front of their crowd.