Virat Kohli, the captain of the Indian cricket team, was selected as the Person of the Year 2019 by PETA i.e. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals on Wednesday. Virat Kohli has been given this honor by PETA for his love for animals. Virat Kohli is very much in love with animals, and he continues to express this on social media many times. Virat's love for the animals is evident and this is why he has been given this honor.
On behalf of PETA it has been said that Virat Kohli has made many efforts for better treatment for animals. He also wrote a letter to release Malti, the elephant used for riding in the Amber Fort, Jaipur. This elephant was beaten badly by eight people together. At the same time, 31-year-old Virat Kohli also went to meet the dogs injured in the animal shelter in Bengularu. After this, he appealed to his fans to adopt animals instead of buying them.
PETA India director Sachin Bangera said that Virat Kohli is doing a lot of work for animals. We all need to take inspiration from him. At the same time, PETA has also given this honor to Virat Kohli before Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, former Supreme Court Judge KS Panikar Radhakrishnan, Virat Kohli's wife Anushka Sharma and Hema Malini. Virat Kohli is currently busy in the Test series against Bangladesh where under his leadership, Team India has to play the first day-night Test match in Kolkata from 22 November. However, it would be a matter of great pride for PETA to give this honor to Virat.