“What’s Wrong In His Statement, Even I’m A Proud Brahmin” – A Group Of People On Seeing Raina Getting Trolled

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Ever since the video of Suresh Raina linked Chennai’s culture with “Brahmins” by saying that he himself is a Brahmin, majority number of cricket fans started expressing their displeasure over the cricketer by making memes and trolls against him. Now, a set of people emerged defending the left hander’s statement and condemned people who are trolling Raina for revealing that he is a Brahmin himself. They questioned asking what’s wrong in the statement of the cricketer and many could be seen identifying themselves as a “proud” Brahmins.

Couple of days ago, a statement made by Suresh Raina, one of the most loved batting all rounders of team Chennai Super Kings, irked a number of online fans. The cricketer who is playing for the Chennai based team since the inaugural season of IPL tournament, linked Chennai with Brahmins when he was asked to tell about how he is embracing the culture of Chennai city. His opinion irked a number of fans who believe that Chennai is known for its diversity and expressed their disappointment over the ignorance of Raina who is playing for the city for more than 10 long years.

In a recent interaction with media, Raina was asked to comment on how he embraces the culture of Chennai. “We have seen you in Veshti, We have seen you dance and all and have seen you whistle, how have you embraced the Chennai culture ?” asked the anchor to Raina. Replying to him, Raina started with “I think I am also Brahmin. I have been playing since 2004 in Chennai. I love my teammates”. The way he linked the entire city with Brahmin community shocked a number of social media users as they believe that Chennai is a place that belongs to the people of all communities.

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On seeing the cricketer being attacked for the statement he made, a group of people came in to defend him. “I support Suresh Raina. What’s wrong in it to say I come from a Brahmin family. If someone can take advantage for lives on reservation , what’s wrong in saying I m a Brahmin” read a tweet of a user whereas another one said “

Despite of several movements and protests against the existence of caste discrimination in India, we could still see people boasting about their caste in front of others. They who think that speaking high of their caste gives them the pride, often try to impose it on others as well. It is high time for them to realize that the pride comes with what we do in our life and not from our birth.

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