BJP MP clarifies his “Usain Bolt advised to eat beef” tweet

August 29, 2016 3:17 pm
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A day after Udit Raj got trolled for his tweet which said that Jamaica’s Usain Bolt won nine Olympic medals because his trainer had advised him to eat beef, the BJP MP clarified saying that he was referring to his “dedication”.

In his series of tweets, the Dalit activist clarifying himself said “I intended to convey-players & society to look at ways to win in games rather than blaming circumstances & Govt & eating is their choice.” He said his comment on Bolt was “not even remotely connected” to advocating beef eating, and that he was merely reproducing Bolt’s trainer’s sentiments.

The Delhi leader’s reference to Bolt has come at a time when there is intense scrutiny of India’s performance in Rio

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