I am sure you are doing great. Your Ammi is doing great, telling the world that Shoaib Malik had no business to talk about Muslims as though he owns them. Your Abu prayed the namaaz, they told us on television. That used to be his job, too, at one time.
You deserve the rewards that will come your way. But, I have a small request. Do not accept the Rs. 5 lakh award announced for you and your brother Yusuf by Narendra Modi. Please do not. You were part of India XI, not the
I know it will be a tough decision. You are not an artiste like Aditi Mangaldas, the renowned dancer, who refused to accept the Gujarat government's Gaurav Puraskar saying that art cannot be recognised through oppression.
Can you celebrate the sporting spirit by accepting accolades from one who has abused power? You are part of a team and you represent the country. However, I do believe this message should be sent out to the chief minister of
Yours with hope,
An ordinary Indian citizen