Anti-Terrorist Front threatens to dig up Dharamsala pitch
The precariousness surrounding the Indo-Pak clash at Dharamsala is again making the headlines as the Anti-Terrorist Front on Friday has threatened to dig up the pitch at HPCA stadium if the high profile clash takes place here.
Although the IPL chairman and senior BCCI functionary Rajiv Shukla had said that they will provide foolproof security to the Pakistan cricket team when they come for the World T20 and the BCCI will make adequate security arrangements.
“If the Pakistan team comes to Dharamsala to play against Indian cricket team, we will dig the pitch in HPCA stadium,” Virender Shandilya, national president of Anti-Terrorist Front of India, said according to Press Trust of India.
Pakistan and India are scheduled to clash on the 19th of March at Dharamsala in a group stage match of World T20.
Shandilya claimed that he had written letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh on this developing issue and he will also meet state chief minister Virbhadra Singh and leader of opposition PK Dhumal in order to discuss to matter further. He also threatened to protest on this issue in a bigger manner in the coming days.