Olympic winning Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt recently voiced his opinion on social networking site Twitter after the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) decided to appoint Bollywood actor Salman Khan as the goodwill ambassador for the upcoming 2016 Rio Olympics.
Yogeshwar Dutt. Pic/ Sameer Markande
The wrestler went on to post a series of tweets sharing his views on the decision.
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Kahi bhi ja Kar apni movie ka promotion kare,Es desh me adhikar hai Lekin Olympic movie promotion ki jagah Nahi https://t.co/ed6vCqNMXT— Yogeshwar Dutt (@DuttYogi) April 23, 2016
PT Usha,Milkha Singh jaise bade sports star hai jinhone kathin samay me desh ke liye mehnat ki. Khel ke kshetra me Es ambassador ne Kya kiya— Yogeshwar Dutt (@DuttYogi) April 23, 2016
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Former Indian basketball captain Divya Singh also came out in support of Yogeshwar's opinion.
People who are abusing @DuttYogi should know Actors play on written story and athlete make real life stories.be a fan bt have dignity— Divya Singh (@Divyasingh04) April 24, 2016
Meahwhile, Olympic winning shooter Abhinav Bindra welcomed the decision and tweeted supporting Salman Khan.
Dear @BeingSalmanKhan , am sure you will use your tremendous goodwill to help Indian Olympic Sport and Olympic athletes (cont..)— Abhinav Bindra (@Abhinav_Bindra) April 24, 2016
In their pursuit towards excellence. Congratulations on being appointed ambassador of the Indian Olympic Team! @BeingSalmanKhan Cont.— Abhinav Bindra (@Abhinav_Bindra) April 24, 2016
An absolute honour which comes with great responsibility ! @BeingSalmanKhan— Abhinav Bindra (@Abhinav_Bindra) April 24, 2016