Shahid Afridi tweets on working towards peace, tolerance and love on India’s Independence Day.
India is celebrating her 71st Independence Day on Tuesday and while wishes have been pouring in from all quarters of the globe, former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi’s wish have garnered a lot of attention from fans. Afridi tweeted a message of peace, tolerance and love for neighbours India. “Happy Independence Day India! No way to change neighbours, let’s work towards peace, tolerance and love. Let humanity prevail,” was the former Pakistan cricketer’s message for his neighbours. His tweet has already been like over 13000 times and retweeted over 4000 times.
India and Pakistan celebrate their Independence Days 24 hours apart. While Pakistan celebrated on Monday, India is celebrating the 71st year on Tuesday.
Afridi had recently thanked India captain Virat Kohli for donating a cricket bat for his foundation. The India team had also given Afridi a signed jersey on his retirement last April. The shirt, which fetched Rs 3 lakhs at an auction in London, had a message from the Team India captain, saying, “To Shahid Bhai, best wishes, always a pleasure playing against you.”