Sunil Gavaskar Opens Up On Student Protests

“India has overcome many crises in the past and it will overcome this one as well.” Sunil Gavaskar equated the ongoing protests in India with the crisis of war it faced in 1965. The cricket great was speaking at the Lal Bahadur Shastri Memorial Lecture.

01/13/2020 3:27 PMupdated: 01/13/2020 3:35 PM
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  • Nada A.
    a day

    Who is responsible for the countries turmoil today ? Never was there so much of agitation before .we have to look into the woes of students and protect them from thugs .Sadly that was not mentioned

  • Jameel A.
    2 days

    Excellent Strike off Stadium 👏

  • Venkata R.
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  • Jayachandrakumar
    2 days

    The students who are out on the streets are below average in studies and they are envious of the majority in the classroom.They want the brilliant students to come to their level.It will not happen.The students who resort to violence are indisciplined and can not succeed in life.Political knowledge and not politics should prevail in campuses.

  • Sadikur R.
    2 days

    Respect for this guy Sadly India slowly becoming very divided country because when you elect paranoid extremists who have religious agenda in very secular democracy it's will bring death and distraction just wait and see because Indian media and rich corrupt criminals elite supporter don't care about democracy they want to make more money using political party

  • Akmal A.
    3 days

    May be he wants to be Indian’s next cricket coach , how can India be one when rights of minorities are taken away ? His stupid mind should know this is what India fighting for the basic rights m.

  • Jamil A.
    3 days

    What is he trying to say? I mean i m sorry but couldn't figure out what he means? Is he comparing Lal Bahadur Shastri and Modi? Come on Sunny. U r much better than this. Can this murderer be compared to him?

  • Halo A.
    4 days

    And this ladies and gentlemen is what happens when you ask a cricketer to comment upon geopolitics 🤣🤭😅😂

  • Mukesh M.
    4 days

    Sunny has turned senile.. what a downfall...

  • Sallu R.
    4 days

    BCCI could not nurture one Muslim kid out of 200 million to represent in U19WC2020!!

  • Sebastian P.
    4 days

    Gavaskar is ignoring the fact that there r genuine reason why students agitate n why they r on the streets.. They aren't doing it for fun or bcos they hate attending classes. Go back to history n u will learn that change n transformation always begins with a single step.. Students being one of the powerful agent of change. The govt should encourage dialogue n listen to the voice of its citizens. Arrogance n pride won't tak our country forward.

  • Anshu M.
    4 days

    Shastri ji's intentions were Nvr questionable. That's the difference between then and now.

  • Sanku P.
    4 days

    Little Master Sir we as a nation want you to explain the tomorrow's India

  • Shaik F.
    4 days

    One more A B Supporting BJP GOVERNMENT.

  • Ramana M.
    4 days

    The younger generation is fighting it out.They are fighting for the future of the country.They are sacrificing in every way.It doesn't matter if you can't support them.But kindly don't pour cold water on their heads,I appeal to you Mr.Gavssker.Please don't be a pawn in the hands of the powers that be.

  • Mohammad R.
    4 days

    Lot of ambiguity ... No clarity in his discussion

  • Sidhu T.
    4 days

    Bakwas Spoke nothing on current issue No balls

  • Ratnakar K.
    5 days

    Love the way little master talked of Shashtri ji...respect remains forever to that simple , yet a towering personality

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    5 days


  • Cleta S.
    5 days

    So what exactly is he trying to convey about the present crisis. I honestly could not understand.