Eight months after Yuvraj Singh, who retired from worldwide cricket in 2019, apologised for the “unintentional remarks” made throughout an Instagram dwell video, a primary info report (FIR) was filed in opposition to the previous India all-rounder in Haryana’s Hisar district on Sunday. He has been accused of utilizing a “casteist slur” in opposition to cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal.
The 39-year-old former cricket had said he was “misunderstood” after his June 2020 Instagram dwell video with ex-teammate Rohit Sharma – that had his feedback on leg spinner Yuzvendra Chahal – was extensively shared on social media, triggering outrage. Yuvraj Singh and Rohit Sharma have been seen discussing Mr Chahal’s TikTok movies.
A Dalit activist in Hisar district on Sunday filed a police grievance, demanding his arrest and registration of case below the Scheduled Castes and Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, which goals to ban discrimination. A primary info report (FIR) was registered below Sections 153, 153A, 295, 505 of IPC, in addition to sections 3 (1) (r) and three (1) (s) of the SC/ST Act.
Final yr, in June, an advocate from Hisar had filed a police grievance in opposition to the ex-cricketer amid outrage.
Mr Singh, in a press release posted on his official Twitter deal with, had on the time expressed remorse “if I’ve unintentionally harm anyone’s sentiments or emotions”, including that his “love for India and all its folks is everlasting”.
“That is to make clear that I’ve by no means believed in any form of disparity, be it on the premise of caste, color, creed or gender. I’ve given and proceed to spend my life for the welfare of individuals. I imagine within the dignity of life and respect every particular person with out exception,” learn the assertion.
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) June 5, 2020
“I perceive that whereas I used to be having a dialog with my associates, I used to be misunderstood, which was unwarranted. Nonetheless, as a accountable Indian I wish to say that if I’ve unintentionally harm anyone’s sentiments or emotions, I wish to specific remorse for a similar. My love for India and all its folks is everlasting,” the assertion added.
Yuvraj Singh had introduced his retirement from worldwide cricket in Mumbai in June 2019.
The 37-year-old was the chief architect of India’s World Cup triumph in 2011 and he additionally performed a pivotal position in serving to the facet to carry the inaugural T20 World Cup trophy.