Sindhu, Saina, Mary Kom Criticised For ‘Copy Pasting’ Same Tweet

MC Mary Kom, Saina Nehwal have been criticised for copy pasting same Tweet and posting on social media.

Updated28 Oct 2019, 03:06 AM IST
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India's top female sportspersons, including ace shuttler PV Sindhu and world champion boxer MC Mary Kom on Saturday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharat Laxmi initiative, which empowers women of the country.

However, their Tweets have got the stars in a bit of a tough spot with their fans after it was noticed that they had all copy-pasted the same message on social media.

Shuttlers Sindhu and Saina Nehwal, boxers Mary Kom and Nikhat Zareen, wrestler Pooja Dhanda and paddler Manika Batra all Tweeted: ‘I thank @narendramodi sir for his initiative to honour and empower women this Diwali. Acknowledgement motivates us to work harder and make India proud. #bharatkilaxmi,.’

Following their posts on social media, theirs fans started pointing out the similarity in their Tweets with one even highlighting the fact that Pooja Dhanda had in fact forgotten to delete the ‘Text’ written before the text she was to post.

Last month, PM Modi had urged people to launch a campaign to honour daughters who have made a mark with their achievements in various fields for public good.

The Prime Minister said on Diwali, Goddess Lakshmi is welcomed at homes as it is believed that she brings prosperity and happiness.

"Daughters are considered as Lakshmi in our culture. Can't we felicitate daughters in our villages and cities by holding public programmes?" Modi had suggested in his monthly 'Mann ki Baat' radio address.

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Published: 27 Oct 2019, 11:28 AM IST
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