NEW DELHI - Tennis player Sania Mirza has been hit hard by Indians over her loyalties for India after she tweeted against the rape of Kashmiri girl.
She took to Twitter to express her anguish against the rape and murder rape of 8-year old girl Asifa, who was kidnapped from near her village, Kathua in Kashmir and was and gang-raped repeatedly for days by a group of people, eventually killing her.
She posted, "Is this really the kind of country we we want to be known as to the world today ?? If we can’t stand up now for this 8 year old girl regardless of our gender,caste,colour or religion then we don’t stand for anything in this world.. not even humanity.. makes me sick to the stomach."
When she raised her voice she was questioned about her nationality by a Twitter handle named "@Kichu_chirps". He slammed Sania Mirza and posted, "With all respect madam which country are you talking abt.Last time I checked u had married into Pakistan. You no longer are a Indian. And if u must tweet thn also tweet for the innocents killed by Pak terror outfits.."
Sania Mirza responded with a befitting reply and said, "I play for India, I am Indian and always will be."
She tweeted, "First of all nobody marries ‘into’ anywhere .. you marry a person! Secondly NO LOW LIFE like you will tell me which country I belong to.. I play for India,I am Indian and always will be.. nd maybe if u look beyond religion and country one day you may just also stand for humanity!"