Seems like the ugly controversy of Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul isn’t over yet. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has issued a fine of Rs.20 Lakhs each because of their sexist remarks on talk show, Koffee With Karan.
Yes, the controversy that emerged out after the release of Koffee With Karan’s episode featuring KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya has now taken another turn, which looks like the last turn of this controversy’s journey.
Both the cricketers made some ugly and sexist remarks on Koffee With Karan that didn’t go down well with the audience, resulting in suspension from some important matches to a widespread criticism and trolling for both of them.
BCCI Ombudsman directs KL Rahul & Hardik Pandya to pay Rs1,00,000 each to families of 10 constables in para-military forces who have lost their lives on duty & Rs 10,00,000 in the fund created by Cricket Association for the blind,for promotion of game for the blind,within 4 weeks https://t.co/Ju7Zgvwsit
— ANI (@ANI) April 20, 2019
In order to set them free for World Cup 2019, Ombudsman DK Jain of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has directed both Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul to donate a sum of Rs 10 lakhs to widows of 10 constables in paramilitary forces who have lost their lives on duty and 10 lakhs to the fund cricket association for blind.
As soon as the news came out the social media was flooded with reactions from all around. Twitterati came up with the best responses as always. While some of them sympathized with the cricketers, a few of them thought that they deserve it.
Here, have a look at the reactions of twitterati on this :
BCCI asks KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya to pay a fine of Rs. 20 lacs each. So much drama resulted into an amount that Hardik Pandya probably pays to his barber per week.
— Sagar (@sagarcasm) April 20, 2019
Best punishment for KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya would've been to order them to watch #Kalank 10 times in a row
That would've been sublime 😉
— Launda Engineer hai (@darkgoonerJr) April 20, 2019
— Aakash Bewda (@AakashBewda) April 20, 2019
— sadhu (@PDashnaam) April 20, 2019
I disagree with their comments and strongly condemn the language they used but have we come so far in a democracy that we have to specifically punish people for this ? . What about freedom of expression ?#HardikPandya #KLRahul @karanjohar @klrahul11 @hardikpandya https://t.co/cyfGfHXi6I
— Amardeep Dhillon (@amardeep192) April 20, 2019
— Indian Lounda😍 🇮🇳 (@Indian_Lounda) April 20, 2019
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