Prime Minister Modi’s ‘Vasooli Titans’ : Woman cricketer’s post created a stir

Indian women's cricket team all-rounder Pooja Vastrakar shared a post titled 'Vasooli Titans' on Instagram on Friday. She deleted the post after getting trolled.

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Indian women’s cricket team all-rounder Pooja Vastrakar shared a post titled ‘Vasooli Titans’ on Instagram on Friday. In which Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, JP Nadda and other BJP leaders were mocked. However, the post was deleted as soon as it went viral on social media. However, users took a screenshot of it and now Pooja Vastrakar is being trolled on social media. However, Pooja has also apologized for this.

She soon deleted the post

After deleting the post from Pooja Vastrakar’s account, another post was shared. It read, “I understand that an offensive photo has been shared from my Instagram. This happened when I didn’t have my phone with me. I just want to say that I have nothing to do with this post. I respect the Prime Minister from the bottom of my heart. I apologize for the hurt feelings caused by this photo.”

Who is Pooja Vastrakar?

All-rounder Pooja Vastrakar plays domestic cricket for Madhya Pradesh. The versatile Pooja is a right-arm medium fast bowler and a right-arm batsman. She made her international debut for India against South Africa in 2018.

Career of Pooja Vastrakar –

Pooja Vastrakar was recently seen playing in Women’s Premier League 2024. This all-rounder of Mumbai Indians could not do anything special in this tournament. In the second season, she scored 55 runs and took 5 wickets. If we look at Pooja’s statistics in international cricket, she has scored 111 runs and taken 14 wickets in 4 Tests. She has 554 runs and 23 wickets in 30 ODIs. Also, Pooja has scored 305 runs and taken 40 wickets in 58 T20 Internationals.

Controversy and Public Reaction

Even though Pooja Vastrakar has deleted the post, the screenshots taken by people are being shared widely on social media. One thing worth noting about this post shared by Pooja is that it has been shared just a day after the statement given by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the court. Kejriwal had said in his statement that BJP has started an ‘extortion racket’ in the form of electoral bonds to avoid investigation by central agencies.

People are giving different types of reactions to the post made by Pooja Vastrakar. Some people taunted him and called him a supporter of Congress, while on the other hand, some people also warned him that he may have to face problems for sharing such a post.

Pooja mentioned ED as Impact Player

This post comes after Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal’s claim of using electoral bonds on BJP. Netizens had mixed reactions, with some considering it an endorsement of Congress, while others warned Vastrakar about the implications for his career.

Pooja also mentioned ED in her Instagram story and wrote about him as an impact player. There was an uproar on social media after this Instagram story of Pooja. However, Pooja removed this story from Instagram after some time.

-Rahul Dubey

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