Gautam Gambhir posts inspirational video for Indian soldiers as part of ‘Jhijhak ki Patti’ campaign

In the innovative campaign titled 'Jhijhak ki Patti' the video posted on Gautam Gambhir's Twitter account goes on to ask people to share their selfies with army personnel in their uniform with a specific campaign hashtag.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: May 30, 2017 11:12 am
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India batsman Gautam Gambhir has once again called on the nation to come out and support the Indian army. In an inspirational message posted in association with Fever FM, the Delhi batsman has asked people to end their ‘jhijhak’ (hesitation) and thank the army personnel when they seem. Using placards and a tape on his mouth, Gambhir who has been fairly outspoken on matters related to the nation, especially the army, goes from one card after another to first pose question of whether people love and respect the soldiers. He further questions why people don’t get up to thank them for their service.

In the innovative campaign titled ‘Jhijhak ki Patti’ the video posted on his Twitter account goes on to ask people to share their selfies with army personnel in their uniform with a specific campaign hashtag.

Gambhir, besides his words, has backed it with action. The Kolkat Knight Riders captain had announced during the IPL 10 that his foundation will “take care of the entire educational expenses” of the children of Indian soldiers martyred in the Sukma Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh.

Prior to this, ‘Gauti’ had expressed his anger after a video of a CRPF jawan being kicked in Kashmir went viral. He had then tweeted, “For every slap on my army’s Jawan lay down at least a 100 jihadi lives. Whoever wants Azadi LEAVE NOW! Kashmir is ours,” and “Anti-Indians hav forgotten dat our flag also stands 4: saffron – fire of our anger, white – shroud for jihadis, green – hatred 4 terror.”

This time, the tweet simply said, “I have stepped out of my crease. Will you?” with the hashtag of #BharatPositive while tagging the Prime Minister’s Office, Major Gaurav Arya, Fever FM channel and Narendra Modi.

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    Anil Sharma
    Jun 5, 2017 at 8:53 am
    Jo Desh ka nahi woh kisi ka nahi, or jo negative soch rakhta hoo woh toh galat t hi bole gai.
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      Rajan
      Jun 4, 2017 at 7:49 pm
      I will do it every i see a soldier in uniform .... thanks for showing mirror.....
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        Rajat
        May 30, 2017 at 6:25 pm
        musli pigs commenting here spreading hate.
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          sahil
          May 30, 2017 at 2:38 pm
          gambhir preparing hard for 2019 elections and preparing for a ticket from jhandelwalan
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            Asma
            May 30, 2017 at 6:27 am
            This jingoist ____ is such a vile ____.
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              Lauti
              May 30, 2017 at 5:15 am
              Gauti read this also: s: www.google .my/amp/s/amp.theguardian /world/2012/jul/09/mass-graves-of-kashmir
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                Lauti
                May 30, 2017 at 5:13 am
                Gauti, please read this also without jhijhak: s: www.theguardian /world/2016/nov/08/india-crackdown-in-kashmir-is-this-worlds-first-mass-blinding
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                  Rajat
                  May 30, 2017 at 6:26 pm
                  islamic pigs need to be burnt alive.
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                  lafanga
                  May 30, 2017 at 4:49 am
                  Less than average cricketer and even worst twitterati. Looks like he wants to be in the news. Loser.
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                    Rajat
                    May 30, 2017 at 6:27 pm
                    लं-ड के पिस्सू तू तो भोसड़ी के सचिन तेंदुलकर है मादरचो-द
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                      Sandeep
                      Jun 2, 2017 at 6:22 pm
                      he does not to be on news.. He did it for the soldiers. And if u cannot understand that... U are a loser.
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