Muslim teacher sacked in India for celebrating Pakistan win


Neerja Modi School terminated teacher Nafeesa Atari for celebrating Pakistans victory. Image Twitter
Neerja Modi Faculty terminated instructor Nafeesa Atari for celebrating Pakistan’s victory. Picture Twitter

KARACHI: A Muslim instructor in India’s Rajasthan was sacked after she celebrated Pakistan’s historic victory in Sunday’s T20 World Cup match.

In line with media stories, Nafeesa Attari, a personal college instructor, had put up a WhatsApp standing expressing her happiness over India’s loss within the T20 World Cup opener.

Attari expressed happiness via her WhatsApp standing together with photos of Pakistani cricketers, writing “We wonnn”.

The matter got here to the fore when a dad or mum requested the instructor whether or not she supported Pakistan and Attari replied within the affirmative with a “sure”.

After screenshots of the instructor’s standing on WhatsApp unfold, the varsity administration expelled her from her job.

Later, in a video assertion, the instructor claimed that her publish was taken out of context.

Attari stated that in the course of the match, her household received divided into two groups, and every workforce supported both aspect. As her workforce was supporting Pakistan, she posted the standing on WhatsApp.

This isn’t the one incident that came about after Pakistan thrashed India within the match. Kashmiri college students in a school have been additionally crushed up for celebrating Pakistan’s efficiency.

A pupil at an engineering and know-how institute stated dozens of males armed with hockey sticks and batons attacked them as they watched the closing phases of the sport.

“They entered our room, switched off the lights and beat us. They destroyed our laptops,” the coed advised AFP, talking on the situation of anonymity due to worry of extra bother.

“We’re secure now and we’ve assist from our faculty. However we did not anticipate this in any respect. We’re Indians.”

Indian Muslim bowler Mohammed Shami, too, was abused on-line after his aspect misplaced the first-ever World Cup match.

Shami, 31, turned a goal after the defeat in Dubai, though Indian captain Virat Kohli acknowledged that his aspect had been “outplayed”.

Lots of of messages have been left on Shami’s Instagram account saying he was a “traitor” and ought to be thrown out of the Indian workforce.