AAP to oppose Pakistan game

AAP which is in power in Delhi, went as far as saying that even if the match was shifted to another venue, it would oppose it.

Written by Ashwani Sharma | Shimla | Updated: March 6, 2016 2:24 pm
World T20, World T20 updates, World T20 news, World T20 score, AAP, aam aadmi party, India Pakistan, India vs Pakistan, Ind vs Pak, Pak vs Ind, sports news, sports, cricket news, Cricket The World T20 match between India and Pakistan is scheduled in Dharamsala on 19th March 2016. (Source: AP)

Clouds of uncertainty continue to overshadow the World T20 match between India and Pakistan scheduled to be held on March 19.

On Saturday Aam Admi Party (AAP) joined the chorus to oppose the hosting of the match at Dharamshala.

The party which is in power in Delhi, went as far as saying that even if the match was shifted to another venue, it would oppose it.

Interacting with media persons in Shimla, Dr Rajan Sushant, state convenor of the party said he fully support the stand taken by Major (Rtd) Vijai Singh Mankotia, president of the Indian Ex-services League as the match against Pakistan will hurt the sentiments of the family of martyrs those belonging to Pathankot airbase attack, Pampore, Kashmir or the Kargil war.

“Our party’s stand is very clear.

India should play cricket with only friendly nations and not those who were supporting terrorism or sending trained militants to attack India and claim lives of jawans guarding the borders.”

Dr Sushant said Pakistan was still at proxy war with India and there is no question of allowing the Pakistan team to come to Dharamshala.

Meanwhile, contrary to stand taken by state’s advocate general Shravan Dogra in the High Court on Friday assuring a bench led by Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir that security will be provided during the match, Vinay Kumar, a deputy advocate general on Saturday addressed media persons and announced his own plan to hold protests at ‘Shaheed Samark’ on March 8.

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  1. A
    Mar 6, 2016 at 10:30 am
    Hahahahha, indias best draamebaaz...
    1. S
      Mar 6, 2016 at 9:28 am
      Why did AAP invite Ghulam Ali to perform in Delhi ? The concern of ex-servicemen did not exist then ?
      1. K
        Mar 6, 2016 at 10:54 am
        Wow....gulam Ali was citizen of usa I think...chalo ek baat achi h ki bhut jaldi apni aukaat me aa gya kejriwal nii to log to use PM hi bna de rahe the
        1. V
          Vishnu Sharma
          Mar 6, 2016 at 8:45 pm
          For once I support Kejriwal who respects the feelings to the widows of our brave Jawans. We Indians are not too eager to host the team from the terror sponsoring state of stan
          1. V
            Varun Reddy
            Mar 6, 2016 at 10:02 pm
            when indians are angry for supporting traitors they didn't come now AAP and congress are helping stan to not play and loose again
            1. P
              Mar 6, 2016 at 11:12 am
              a party which invited gulam ali to perform in delhi goes shiv sena and congress way.
              1. A
                Mar 6, 2016 at 12:47 pm
                Why these stupid kept quite when India play with stan outside India
                1. B
                  Baidhurya Mani
                  Mar 6, 2016 at 10:10 am
                  Why did aap invite Ghulam Ali? Will the revolutionary leader say that he opposes all relations with stan?
                  1. M
                    Mar 6, 2016 at 9:54 am
                    AAP invites gulam ali but opposes cricket shows double speak and is amusing
                    1. m
                      Mar 7, 2016 at 1:55 am
                      India is becoming a sick country as every day goes buy. I agree stan should not should not should not under any terms play T20 in India. What is amazing that both Indians and stanis share the same sentiment of not visiting India and not play with each other so why not just cancel the T20 and move on?
                      1. M
                        Manmohan duggal
                        Mar 6, 2016 at 11:37 am
                        Wah re kejriwal. . You are opposing indo pak match only because modi govt has giving clearance for the match... agar govt match k leye manna kar deyte tab tum uss discussion ko oppose karey.... when shiv saina opposes pak singers programme at that time they were wrong and you was right.. now you are opposing this time again only you are right. . SHAME SHAME SHAME
                        1. M
                          Moaz Hassan
                          Mar 6, 2016 at 12:51 pm
                          Kejriwal excellent tactics! You are slapping them in their old game! wah wah !nationalism
                          1. M
                            Moaz Hassan
                            Mar 6, 2016 at 12:53 pm
                            kejriwal excellent tactics! You are slapping them in their old game! wah wah !nationalism
                            1. M
                              Mar 7, 2016 at 10:24 am
                              AAP should not bother about this cricket match ,pla anywhere with stan.AAP has to understand that sport is different from politics.If not support,it should not object.Let AAp mind in giving good administration to the people of Delhi. if playing of stan is uncorrect,Mr kejrival shold cancel his proposed stan visit.
                              1. M
                                Mustafa Bohari
                                Mar 6, 2016 at 11:14 am
                                Protesting against cricket team achieve nothing. Sport is for building relationships and thats what we need. I thought AAP is progressive party but alas its also becoming the party which is starting look like others.
                                1. N
                                  Mar 6, 2016 at 11:23 am
                                  The stan cricket team is a representative of their govt as it is a national team. Gulam Ali is a private citizen and does not represent the govt of stan
                                  1. S
                                    shit australian
                                    Mar 6, 2016 at 11:17 am
                                    mustafa tu to chahta hi hoga tere stan ko
                                    1. I
                                      Mar 6, 2016 at 1:55 pm
                                      World cup is a multi-national event . We should not put it at some footing as bilateral events. I am all for opposing all kind of bilateral relations including trade and cultural. However, I am not sure AAP will be consistent in this platform. Kejriwal has just confirmed that he will be travelling to Pak to attend a literally festival. Let us see if anyone in AAP opposes this .
                                      1. S
                                        Sri Varahadev
                                        Mar 6, 2016 at 1:01 pm
                                        AAP should make up its mind. In October 2015 AAP Government of Delhi invited stani singer Ghulam Ali to perform in Delhi after his performance was stalled in Mumbai.
                                        1. V
                                          Vir Parushram
                                          Mar 6, 2016 at 8:43 pm
                                          What the fk going on here in India ? Why is this Kola veri ? Kejriwal to attain Karachi lit festival that's fine but if team coming here in India it's bad ..fk fk fk bloody .. Same thing here is with some BJP mp ... And fking congress is 100 steps ahead ., red chaddhi communist are 1000 steps ahead .. These red chaddhi communist even wanted to divide India .. These all s need to be beaten up by public .. Still Modi and his charm is the last ray of .. Modi Ji chuppi toro Aur samajhso inn sare ko Ki desh ko aisi taisi na kare
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