Sona Mohapatra slams Tendulkar for praising ‘Indian Idol’ contestants

Sona Mohapatra slams legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar! Singer Sona Mohapatra has recently slammed cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar for praising the contestants of ‘Indian Idol’. The master blaster had tweeted appreciating the singing prowess of Rahul, Chelsi, Diwas and Sunny, all of whom are contestants on the show.

In this context Mohapatra tweeted to ask him ‘if the trauma of the victims mattered to him’. She wrote, “Dear Sachin, Are you aware of all the @IndiaMeToo stories of multiple women, some minors  who came forward in the public domain about Anu Malik, the judge in this same Indian Idol show last year including their own ex producer? Does their trauma not matter or touch anyone?”

Sona Mohapatra slams Sachin in her tweet. However, Sona’s tweet did not go well with the netizens. Defending the cricketer, a Twitter user pointed out that Sachin’s praise of the contestants had nothing to do with Anu Malik.

It is to be noted that under the #MeToo movement in India several women have come out and shared stories of sexual abuse, exposing men in positions of power.

Sona Mohapatra had accused music director Anu Malik of harassment. She has been leading a protest against him ever since the lineup of judges for Season 11 of ‘Indian Idol’ was announced.

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