#IStandWithVirat Trending On Diwali: Here Is All You Need To Know About The Hashtag

Virat Kohli has been trending a lot these days. While his team’s exit from IPL was one topic, the recent news that he had applied for paternity leave was another one. On Diwali too, Virat has trended on Twitter with the hashtag #IStandWithVirat.

Virat Kohli wishes India on Diwali

On Saturday, Virat posted a short clip on Twitter and wished the country on Diwali. Virat said: “A very happy Diwali from me to you and your families. May God bless you with peace, prosperity, and happiness this Diwali. Please remember do not burst crackers to protect the environment and have fun at home with your loved ones with a simple Diya and sweets on this auspicious occasion.


Twitter unhappy with the wishes

Few users on Twitter were unhappy with the Indian captain’s wishes. They called him a ‘hinduphobic’ and a ‘hypocrite’ for not respecting the festival of lights. Here are a few reactions in this regard:

#IStandWithVirat trending on Twitter

As much as he is criticized, Virat still has plenty of followers in the country. A few weeks ago too, when Virat’s unavailability for the final three tests against Australia was announced, his fans defended him till the end. In the latest topic too, many were behind the RCB skipper. They proclaimed that Virat was indeed right in speaking out his thoughts in the short clip. The tag #IStandWithVirat trended on these lines.

Source: Free Press Journal