It’s no extra a secret that former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir simply doesn’t like Pakistan and for causes which are just about apt.
The ex-cricketer-turned-politician has at all times been vital of Pakistan. In latest instances, he didn’t depart a single likelihood to take pictures on the arch-rivals.
From calling for boycott of Pakistan within the World Cup to involving the battle of phrases with Shahid Afridi, Gautam Gambhir has by no means shied away from talking his thoughts out on Pakistan.
However Gautam Gambhir, on Saturday, saved apart all of the political rigidity and got here ahead to assist a Pakistani household by arranging the visa for a 7 yr outdated Pakistani woman and her dad and mom. The younger woman will now be capable to have a coronary heart surgical procedure in India.
The 7-year-old Pakistani nationwide, Omaima Ali is struggling with a congenital coronary heart dysfunction.
Gautam Gambhir wrote a letter to EAM Jaishankar apprising him of the woman’s scenario Performing on Gambhir’s letter, Jaishankar directed Indian fee in Islamabad to difficulty visas to the woman and her household. Omaima Ali and her dad and mom have been granted visas to journey to India for medical function.
Gambhir advised PTI that he had learnt concerning the woman’s situation by a telephone name to his workplace by former Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Yousuf. Following this, the MP wrote to the MEA on October 1, in search of assist for the kid.
“I’ve requested our Excessive Commissioner in Islamabad to difficulty applicable visas to Ms Omaima Ali and her dad and mom,” the minister wrote again to Gambhir in his letter dated October 9.
Gautam Gambhir himself took to Twitter to disclose the information. He wrote a ravishing Hindi poem and known as the Pakistani woman a daughter earlier than thanking the Exterior Affairs minister for his assist.
“Thank u @DrSJaishankar four granting visa to Pakistani woman& her dad and mom for her coronary heart surgical procedure
@narendramodi @AmitShah,” he added.
उस पार से एक नन्हे दिल ने दस्तक दी,
इस पार दिल ने सब सरहदें मिटा दी।
उन नन्हे कदमों के साथ बहती हुई मीठी हवा भी आई है,
कभी-कभी ऐसा भी लगता है जैसे बेटी घर आई है।
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) October 19, 2019
Apart from the photograph, Gambhir additionally accompanied a couplet in Hindi with the photograph in his tweet. The couplet learn (translated model):
“When a mild coronary heart approached us from the opposite facet, our coronary heart put aside all boundaries and limits;
together with her tiny toes, she additionally brings candy air for us, it seems as if a daughter is visiting her dwelling”
Gautam Gambhir’s lovely gesture for a six-year outdated Pakistan woman on Saturday left many mighty shocked.
Effectively, Gautam Gambhir later cleared the air on why he got here ahead to assist the Pakistani household. The previous India batsman mentioned that he solely has downside with Pakistan and its actions. The World Cup-winner additionally mentioned he’s pleased to assist the woman getting her therapy in India.
“If the 6-year-old woman can get handled in India, what higher can occur,” Gambhir mentioned.
I requested EAM & I’m grateful that he has accepted the request and granted the visa. I’m grateful to the PM & Residence Minister too. Hopefully, she will get handled effectively,” added Gambhir whereas talking to ANI.