New Delhi: Former Indian cricket batsman Suresh Raina has been embroiled in a controversy over a statement. The former India star batsman was called out for commenting on the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) opening match. After this statement of Raina, he is getting a lot of criticism on social media.
Chennai culture is usually projected as Tamil Brahmin culture in some circles, Chennai Express etc.
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Mention Suresh Raina has been an integral part of the IPL team Chennai Super Kings (CSK). During the Tamil Nadu Premier League commentary when the commentators asked him how he adopted the culture of South India. To this Raina replied, “I think I am also a Brahmin, I have been playing in Chennai since 2004, I love the culture here, I love my teammates, I have played here Anirudh Srikanth, S Badrinath and Lakshmipathy. Have played cricket with Balaji. Raina further said, “We have good administration at CSK, we have the license to prove ourselves, I love the culture here, I consider myself lucky to be a part of CSK ”
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After his statement, social media users took a jibe at Raina. Then a user wrote on social media, Suresh Raina, you should be ashamed. According to TNPL commentator, Raina was asked this question because he has been seen many times wearing dhoti and dancing while whistling. After Raina’s racist statement during TNPL commentary, social media users are calling Raina a liar. Suresh Raina’s statement ‘I am a Brahmin’ is trending.