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RCB To Virat Kohli's Rescue After Anushka Sharma's Husband Is Called A 'Hypocrite' For Birthday Fireworks; Netizens Cite His 'No Crackers On Diwali' Message

On Diwali 2020, Virat Kohli sent out a message to his fans to not burst crackers and save the environment. However, netizens called him a hypocrite as firecrackers were seen in his birthday video by RCB

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RCB To Virat Kohli's Rescue After Anushka Sharma's Husband Is Called A 'Hypocrite' For Birthday Fireworks; Netizens Cite His 'No Crackers On Diwali' Message
Quite a few celebrities took to their respective social media accounts to post anti-crackers messages on Diwali 2020. The Captain of the Indian Cricket team and Royal Challengers Bangalore, Virat Kohli, too took to his social media account to request his fans to not burst crackers and create pollution. He sent in his Diwali wishes and also shared this important message. However, it did not go down well with many netizens who started calling him a 'hypocrite'. The reason for this is his birthday video by team RCB.

Netizens called him a hypocrite because in the video tribute by RCB, one could see fireworks in the background. On November 5, Virat celebrated his birthday along with team RCB and Anushka Sharma in Dubai and a video of the celebration was shared on Twitter. However, team RCB came to Virat's rescue and tweeted that the fireworks visuals in the video were used from the archival footage of UAE’s Flag Day celebrations.

The tweet made by RCB read, "Hope you are all enjoying a happy and peaceful Diwali with family and friends. To clarify, the fireworks shown in RCB’s recent celebratory video was archival footage of UAE’s Flag Day celebrations. RCB continues to work hard to protect the environment as we’ve over the years."

In the video message that Virat Kohli had shared on Diwali, he said, "A very happy Diwali from me to you and your families. May God bless you with peace, prosperity and happiness this Diwali. Please remember do not burst crackers, protect the environment, and have fun at home with your loved ones with a simple diya and sweets on this auspicious occasion. God bless you all, take care." (Also Read: Pregnant Anushka Sharma Captures Virat Kohli Washing His Spikes With A Toothbrush; Now That's A Sight We Never Thought We'll See)

Image Source: Instagram/anushkasharma
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