Javed Akhtar Wishes Some Indians Had “Class & Decency IQ” Like Neeraj Chopra, People Respond

India’s Olympic Gold medalist Neeraj Chopra was most recently in the news when he shared a video message urging desis not to troll his competitor, Pakistan javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem. Chopra asked people not to misconstrue his words and in a true example of sportsmanship spirit said, “Sports teaches us to be together and united.”

Following Chopra’s stance on the incident, a lot of people lauded the Olympian’s sportsmanship spirit, including wrestler Bajrang Punia who won the bronze medal at Tokyo Olympics on the same day that Chopra bagged gold.

However, Javed Akhtar shared a tweet where he lauded Indian sportspersons and said he wished more people had the class and sporting spirit that they possessed.

Well, his tweet seems to have rubbed some the wrong way. Here’s what they had to say-

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