Yuvraj Singh dedicates his Birthday to Farmers, Countrywide Wishes pour in for the 'Sixer King'

Happy Birthday Yuvi: 'Birthdays are an opportunity to fulfill a wish or desire and this birthday, rather than celebrating, I only wish and pray for a swift resolution of the ongoing talks between our farmers and our government' Yuvraj Singh posted on Twitter on his birthday.

By Mohit Sindhu, Updated : Dec 12, 2020 11:50 IST
Yuvraj Singh dedicates his Birthday to Farmers, Countrywide Wishes pour in for the 'Sixer King'
Wish you a very Happy Birthday Yuvraj Singh

Happy Birthday Yuvraj Singh: India's 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup-winning All-rounder Yuvraj Singh, who is celebrating his 39th Birthday, said today that he was saddened and upset by his father Yograj Singh's speech on farmer protests in Delhi NCR. Yuvraj also distanced himself from his father Yograj Singh's remarks, advocates the sportspersons returning their awards in support of the movement. Meanwhile, Yograj Singh on Monday urged the Central Government to listen to the demands of the farmers.

As Yuvraj Singh turns 39 today with wishes pouring in for the 'Sixer King' countrywide. His former teammates Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh, Suresh Raina among others took to Twitter to extend their birthday greetings to the rookie southpaw. The former swashbuckling all-rounder also stands with the Farmers' Protest 2020.

Yuvraj Singh has announced that he wished for a speedy resolution of the ongoing tussle between farmers and the Central government. Yuvi urged the citizens of India to continue to take necessary precautions against the COVID-19 pandemic as our society continues to fight against the deadly virus.

In a statement shared on Twitter, "Undoubtedly, farmers are the lifeblood of the nation and he believed that the problem could be resolved through peaceful dialogue."

"Birthdays are an opportunity to fulfill a wish or desire and this birthday, rather than celebrating, I only wish and pray for a swift resolution of the ongoing talks between our farmers and our government" Yuvraj posted on Twitter at the stroke of midnight.

"I am saddened and upset by the statements made by Mr. Yograj Singh. I wish to clarify that his remarks have been made in an individual capacity and my ideologies are not the same in any manner," Yuvraj added.