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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    Aj1481
    Mar 6, 2016 at 10:30 am
    Hahahahha, indias best draamebaaz...
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    Sirius
    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 ?
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    Krish
    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
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    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
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    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
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    priynk
    Mar 6, 2016 at 11:12 am
    a party which invited gulam ali to perform in delhi goes shiv sena and congress way.
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    AMM
    Mar 6, 2016 at 12:47 pm
    Why these stupid kept quite when India play with stan outside India
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    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?
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