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Why Javed Akhtar urged Michelle Obama to join the White House

By: Divya Thearia

7 October 2022 (New Delhi): Michelle Obama, the first African-American woman to hold the position of First Lady of the United States, is touring these days with her book The Light We Carry. Michelle, the former first lady, announced this on her Twitter account. Famous lyricist Javed Akhtar an emotional comment on this tweet of Michel.

Javed Akhtar, while replying to this tweet from Michelle Obama, has appealed to her to return to the White House. Dear Michelle Obama, I am not a young crazed fan of yours, but a 77-year-old Indian writer and poet; this is the crux of the matter.
Michelle Obama, wife of former US President Barack Obama, is touring these days with her book The Light We Carry. Michelle shared this information on her Twitter account. Michelle wrote that she was “very excited about visiting The Light We Carry and meeting people. I will share some personal life-related things which have proved to be helpful in moving forward in my life. I will eagerly wait to share these stories.” Javed Akhtar has given an emotional reply to this tweet from Michelle Obama.

What Javed Akhtar said ?

Responding to this tweet, Javed Akhtar wrote, “Dear Michelle Obama, I am not an enthusiastic fan, I am a 77-year old Indian writer. I hope all Indians know my name. Please take my words seriously. Not only America, but the whole world wants to see you in the White House. You should not shy away from this responsibility. At the same time, after this tweet by Javed Akhtar, there has been a lot of discussion on social media. Let us tell you that this is not the first time that Javed Akhtar has been in the headlines for his statements. Even before this, Javed has been in the discussion about his statements. 

Social media users trolled 

At the same time, some people on social media have criticised him for this tweet by Javed Akhtar. Social media users have made fun of this in which Javed said that all Indians would know him. Some people have also trolled him on social media regarding this line by Javed Akhtar. Let us tell you that Michelle Obama is the wife of former US President Barack Obama and is promoting her book these days. In January 2017, Michelle Obama left the White House at the end of her term with her husband.

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