Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra recently took to Twitter and hailed the achievements of a 103-year-old woman who was awarded the prestigious 'Nari Shakti' award for her achievement in athletics.
Mahindra used the micro-blogging website to appreciate the awardee and tweeted, "The world is consumed by fear of COVID-19, but here's one ninety plus lady, Mrs. Kaur, who won't be scared at all, in my opinion! She looks like she's ready to outrace the virus. What an inspiration."
He later clarified that Mann Kaur was, in fact, 100-plus and wrote, "Yes, indeed. I stand corrected. Even more inspirational!"
The world is consumed by fear of COVID-19, but here’s one ninety plus lady, Mrs. Kaur, who won’t be scared at all, in my opinion! She looks like she’s ready to outrace the virus. What an inspiration. pic.twitter.com/t6nKrayCTZ— anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) March 11, 2020
As the post went viral, Twitterati flooded social media with their reactions.
A user wrote, "What a darling! She's even embraced the virus in her name...Kaur beats carona...."
Another wrote, "Age is just a number." Our elders have had native food. Nowadays the food has changed...We are proud of our elders," read one post.
A user remarked, "Who says women need to be empowered! The obvious needs no evidence!"