Lewis Hamilton Calls India A Poor Country, Netizens School Him Left, Right & Center!

Do you remember the time when someone accused the CEO of Snapchat, Evan Spiegel, of calling India a poor country? And that was followed by a massive outrage, mass uninstalling of the app, slandering Miranda Kerr and even berating Snapdeal (because they sound alike)? No? Well, don’t worry because something of that proportion is happening again, thanks to Lewis Hamilton.

According to Economic Times, British racing driver, Lewis Hamilton recently questioned Formula One’s policy. However, while doing so, he criticised India a bit too harshly. He said,

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“I’ve been to Vietnam before and it is beautiful. I’ve been to India before to a race which was strange because India was such a poor place yet we had this massive, beautiful grand prix track made in the middle of nowhere. I felt very conflicted when I went to that grand prix.”

Terming India as “poor” didn’t go down well on social media and many slammed Lewis Hamilton for saying so.

However, some agreed with Lewis Hamilton and thought that his words were being misinterpreted.

Going by these comments, Lewis Hamilton has painted a target on his back by making an ill-structured statement about a country with a million opinions. But let’s hope he comes out with a clarification before things go out of hand.

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