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Bhubaneswar: Indian skipper and the highest scorer in women’s ODI cricket Mithali Raj was subjected to moral policing over what she wore in a picture that she posted on the micro blogging site Twitter on Sept 5.
The 34-year-old cricketer posted a throwback picture with her friends Amreen Khurana and Afshan Kaura with a caption– “#tb#PostShootSelfie #funtimes #girlstakeover”.
She is seen wearing a black spaghetti top that shows off a bit of her cleavage.
— Mithali Raj (@M_Raj03) September 6, 2017
Soon after her posting, some people trolled her badly claiming that her dress was indecent.
Mithali ji did not expect me to dress such a dress from you. At least you do not love your respect, you will finish the respect of your fanc
— Pushpak (@Pushpak97662453) September 6, 2017
Not good to see you in this costumes. Don't mistake me. Be an Indian women that too TAMIL NADU WOMEN.
— Nandagopal.R (@NandagopalR4) September 6, 2017
However, several of her followers came to her support and spoke up on her favour.
we proud of u. u r really gem of our country. i shocked that people had so narrow mind that they talk abt dressing sense instead of talent.
— Sumit Singh (@sumitsingh0808) September 6, 2017
Pl let the Indian girls live their life… Don't decide what's good and what's bad for them, for God Sake. #SupportIndianWomenCricketCaptain
— krishnendu (@krish25978) September 7, 2017
Mithali Raj is not the first woman celebrity to get trolled; Priyanka Chopra was trolled on Twitter for wearing a ‘short’ dress in her meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the recent past.