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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Nobel Prize and the art of getting trolled

Twitterati did what they do best, troll Sri Sri Ravi Shankar relentlessly for his statement.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar gets trolled on Twitter
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar gets trolled on Twitter

During his visit to the drought-hit Latur, Maharashtra, spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar reportedly made a statement that was splashed across headlines. Talking about Malala Yousafzai getting Nobel Peace Prize in 2014, he has been quoted as having said: “That girl got the prize for nothing. The prize is a political one and has no meaning.”

The Art of Living founder also said “they” came to offer him the prize but he refused because it’s “no politics” for him.

These statements by Sri Sri have rubbed people across strata the wrong way, and the Netizens are making sure he knows it. Twitterati did what they do best, troll the guru relentlessly for his statement. Here’s what they had to say:

However, Sri Sri has denied making the statement about him getting the award, as the video — that is being circulated — suggests.

 

Also, look at what the spiritual guru had said when Malala Yousafzai got the Nobel Peace Prize.

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