Updated: August 9, 2021 10:11:26 am
Neeraj Chopra’s javelin throw gave India its first-ever athletics medal — a gold. As people flooded social media with celebratory tweets and messages for the 23-year-old, a user requested business tycoon Anand Mahindra to gift the gold medalist a Mahindra XUV700 — the company’s upcoming SUV.
Mahindra, who has been tweeting and congratulating the winners and participants of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics, tweeted a picture of Chopra alongside that of actor Prabhas who plays the role of Baahubali along with a caption that read, “We’re all in your army, Baahubali.”
In response to Mahindra’s tweet, a user asked the industrialist to gift the XUV700 to the Olympic champion, to which Mahindra replied, “Yes indeed. It will be my personal privilege & honour to gift our Golden Athlete an XUV 7OO @rajesh664 @vijaynakra Keep one ready for him, please.”
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— anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) August 7, 2021
Having over 8 million followers on the microblogging website, it did not take long for Mahindra’s tweet to go viral and be flooded with netizens comments. While many were pleased with Mahindra’s offer, others suggested that the industrialist and his team could select and sponsor athletes.
— hemal desai (@hemal85) August 7, 2021
A perfect and cool gentle indian with excellent gesture to pay respect to true indians.. 😶👍❤️
— Keshav dutT (@KESHAVDUTTTT) August 7, 2021
Great Sir….👏👏👏👏👏 Expecting same for Hockey Team
— Anshul Kamboj (@itsanshulkamboj) August 7, 2021
Great gesture sir🙏🏻.. please reserve registration number 8758 for him as well.. Jai Hind 🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳
— Niraj Singh (@nirajksingh) August 7, 2021
Thar is perfect for his personality.💪
— Shubham Khandelwal (@shubhamspdf) August 7, 2021
Ek hi dil kitni baar jitoge sir !! Wah
— Amit Suthar 🇮🇳 (@amitsuthar189) August 7, 2021
Sir please sponsor him in all his future tournaments
— Patla Aalo (@PatlaAalo) August 7, 2021
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