Kolkata, Feb 23 (IESports) West Bengal unit’s BJP President Dilip Ghosh has demanded removal of portraits of Pakistani cricketers from Eden Gardens saying it is inappropriate now to keep those photographs at the iconic
stadium, who are instigating the perpetrators in Pakistan to attack the Indians.
Addressing a media conference here on Friday, Mr Ghosh said after the horrific Pulwama attack on the Indian defence personnel, Indians have been angry and united and Mohali stadium removed all the pictures of Pak players in protest.
“If they can do why not us in Bengal to remove the pictures of Pak PM Imran Khan, Ramiz Raja and Washim Akram,” asked BJP chief Dilip Ghosh.
“There is no need to keep pictures of Pakistani players, including Imran Khan, at the Eden. This has been done because people are angry over the Pulwama attack. There are some pictures of Pakistani players at Eden Gardens and people have raised objections to it.” State BJP president Dilip Ghosh said.
Mr Ghosh urged the Cricket Association of Bengal and the Bengal government to remove all the Pakistani’s former and present pictures from Eden Gardens.
“If the authorities do not remove those Pakistani cricketers pictures then the Yuva Morcha will launch the agitation in the streets” threatened the BJP chief.
Mr Ghosh’s demand was happened three days after CAB President Sourav Ganguly opined that Indian should sever all the sporing ties with Pakistan after the Pulwama attack on February 14.
After Pulwama massacre on CRPF personnel by the terrorists. The Karnataka State Cricket Association removed photographs of Pakistani cricketers from Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. The Cricket Club of
India at its Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai covered a photograph of Khan and pictures of other Pakistan players were removed from stadiums in Mohali, Jaipur and Dharamsala.