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Photos of Pakistani cricketers have been removed from Mohali stadium after Pulwama attack


On Sunday, the various pictures of Pakistani crickets, that were placed and hanging in various corners of the Mohali Stadium, have been removed. This action has been done in order to show a ‘humble step’ by the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) to show their solidarity stance for the families of martyrs of the Pulwama Terror Attack.

Ajay Tyagi; the PCA Treasurer said,

“The decision was taken at a meeting held by the cricket body’s office bearers. As a humble step, the PCA has decided to show its solidarity with the families of martyrs of the Pulwama attack. There is so much anger in the nation against the heinous attack and PCA is no different in this regard.”

Ajay Tyagi; the PCA Treasurer said,

“The decision was taken at a meeting held by the cricket body’s office bearers. As a humble step, the PCA has decided to show its solidarity with the families of martyrs of the Pulwama attack. There is so much anger in the nation against the heinous attack and PCA is no different in this regard.”

According to MR. Tyagi, there were 15 photos of Pakistani cricketers kept inside the stadium at various places like galleries, reception, ‘Hall of Fame’ area and long room.

In the 2011 World Cup semi-finals led by Shahid Afridi’s Pakistani team suffered a 29-run loss to India here at this stadium when they played in March.

Tyagi also told media that in addi6ton to Pakistani cricketers, whose photographs have been removed from the stadium; PCA also removed the picture of the Pakistan’s present Prime Minister Imran Khan as well.

Other pictures of the Pakistani cricketers, which have been removed, include players like Shahid Afridi, Javed Miandad and Wasim Akram.  

On one of the deadliest terror attacks that happened in Jammu and Kashmir; on Thursday, a Pakistan based suicide bomber by the name Jaish-e-Muhammad rammed a vehicle full of explosive into a bus in the Pulwama district. As a result of this terror attack, nearly 40 CPRF personnel lost their lives while 5 are critically injured.

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