The Pulwama terror attack which martyred 44 CRPF jawans has drowned the nation in sorrow. People have been paying their tributes to the jawans in different ways and also donating to their families. Now in another act of kindness, the Committee of Administrators (CoA) running Indian cricket has decided to help the families of the late jawans.
- The CoA
havedecided to not have an opening ceremony for the Indian Premier League (IPL).
- The IPL begins on March 23 but won’t be having
- The money for the opening ceremony will be kept aside for the families of the martyred CRPF personnel.
- Committee of Administrators chairman Vinod Rai said:
“We will not have any inaugural function for the IPL and the money budgeted for that goes to the martyrs’ families”
- The call was taken at a meeting on a Friday.
- The CoA decided not to take any stand against the World Cup tie against Pakistan but said it will individually urge ICC members to “sever ties with any nation that is a terrorist hub”.
- The Chennai Super Kings will take on the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the opening game.
What a gesture!