The badminton star says she never intended to pass any racist remarks and posted her video messages on her social media accounts.
KARACHI: (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News-July 29th, 2021) Mahnoor Shahzad, national badminton star and Tokyo 2020 Olympics, apologized from Pathan brethren, saying that she did not intend to pass any racist comments.
She made this apology through her social media accounts after a video interview of her went viral.
The badminton star was strongly criticized over her ‘racists remarks’.
In the video, Mahoor is seen saying that while she has received praise for her achievements, some fellow Pathan players are "envious" of her.
“I am writing this apology for my Pathan brothers. In no way [did] I intend to pass any racist comments,” wrote Mahoor.
Mahoor apologised for hurting the feelings of her "Pathan brothers and sisters" and added that it would have been impossible for her to compete at the international level "without the love and support of Punjabis, Sindhis, Balochis and Pathan brothers/sisters".