MS Dhoni, Gautam Gambhir, Vijender Singh ‘stand up’ for India and armed forces

Cricketers MS Dhoni, Gautam Gambhir and Boxer Vijender Singh voice their opinion on Twitter in support of the armed forces.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: February 21, 2016 11:14 pm
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Earlier it was Yogeshwar Dutt with his poem after the JNU row and Shikhar Dhawan fully supporting the unfurling of the tricolour and now more names have chimed in as debate over freedom of speech and expression grows.

Latest to join in is India captain MS Dhoni who took to Twitter to support the armed forces and thank them for their bravery that allows the citizens to continue to debate.

Dhoni holds the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Indian Territorial Army.


Also with him is Delhi Ranji team captain and former India opener Gautam Gambhir who asked the politicians to not milk this controversy for political gains.

He went on to retweet multiple tweets in support of the armed forces and their sacrifices.


He also questioned the reasoning behind the Jat reservation demand.


Boxer Vijender Singh also conceded that there is no way India will concede Kashmir as its territory.

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First Published on: February 21, 2016 12:01 pm
  1. P
    Feb 21, 2016 at 9:33 pm
    I want to see members of the minority community also coming out in support of the armed forces. Members of the minority community are quiet, do they want dismemberment of India ?
    1. A
      Feb 21, 2016 at 10:11 pm
      Finally our true Heros speak! I'm sure the sickulars will now B them Bhakts and RSS agents!
      1. A
        anmol patel
        Feb 21, 2016 at 11:42 am
        the so called "intellectuals " should understand that the present generation is not going to tolerate their apologist and leftist nonsense .
        1. A
          Feb 21, 2016 at 9:22 am
          Wah Vijender Wah !!!
          1. K
            KS KUMAR
            Feb 21, 2016 at 7:42 am
            Hope Rahul hi reads these tweets.
            1. P
              Feb 21, 2016 at 12:41 pm
              ALL CELEBRITIES should voice concern over the fissiparous tendencies on the campuses on India and come out in vocal support of the Armed Forces and present Union Govt. India is at the crossroads . History will never forgive us for not guiding the youth in right direction. Well done cricketers -Dhoni and all - you made us proud by coming openly in support of Army. My GOD bless and enlarge the tribe of patriots all over the country. Members of minority community ultra-leftists want to dismember the nation as soon as possible
              1. S
                Feb 21, 2016 at 10:25 am
                All celebrities should openly come out and support the this cause. Imagine a situation if our defense force decides to insist on FOE, and quota ....
                1. S
                  Sunil Nair
                  Feb 21, 2016 at 12:09 pm
                  Well Done.Finally some sensible audible voices from the celebrities.Where are the Muslim celebrities.If you have sensible heads speak up for the soldiers and police personnel who stand guard for your freedom of speech and mother India.
                  1. V
                    Feb 21, 2016 at 10:45 am
                    Now presutes paint these tricolour holders as sanghis and bjp goondas. Hawa badal chuki hain patrakar mitron samjho desh ki bhavana ko samjho
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