Pakistan cricketer Sohail Tanvir’s anti Hindu comments on IPL exclusion
Posted by jagoindia on February 7, 2010
” Tanvir’s remark: ‘Hinduon ki zahaniyat hi aisi hai (the Hindu nature is like that only)”
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Another misperception that stems from a lack of pragmatic thinking. A perusal of the following excerpt (Saba Naqvi. It’s Not Cricket. Outlook, January 25) reveals that these Pakistani players are not isolated individuals but members of a larger hate India club that is Pakistan.
‘Consider this conversation that took place in a TV show titled ‘A morning with Farah’ on ATV, a Pakistan channel. Sohail Tanvir [ Images ], who helped the Rajasthan Royals win and got the highest number of wickets in the first IPL is being interviewed by another journalist while the glamorous hostess, Farah, looks on. Consider Tanvir’s remark: ‘Hinduon ki zahaniyat hi aisi hai (the Hindu nature is like that only)’ the implication being that the Hindus have deliberately deceived and humiliated Pakistanis. The journalist responds with a remark about Indians being baniyas and says: ‘bagal me chhuri/ muuh me Ram Ram’ (they are ready to plunge a knife behind your back though they will keep saying Ram Ram). The gentleman with this shocking view of Indians in general and Hindus in particular then goes on about how India is tricking Pakistan out of hosting the World Cup next year.’