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Shiv Sainiks damage Mohali cricket pitch

February 10, 2005 18:41 IST
Last Updated: February 10, 2005 19:02 IST


Suspected Shiv Sena activists on Thursday caused damage to a portion of one of the pitches at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Chandigarh ahead of an Indo-Pak Test match scheduled to be played next month.

Shiv Sena chief Bal ThackerayThe Shiv Sena is opposed to Pakistan's tour of India.

When Sena spokesman Subhash Desai was contacted in Mumbai, he denied any knowledge of the incident. "We don't have any information at this point of time. We are trying to collect information," he said.

Punjab Cricket Association treasurer G S Walia said the "damage was minor because the watch and ward staff at the stadium managed to nab the miscreants before they could reach the actual pitch."


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Sub: Failure of Human Dignity

The concept of oneness of Earth is the order of Nature where as malice, intolerance to fellow beings,parochial tendencies among different races of the humans ...


Posted by Kunuthur Srinivasa Reddy





Sub: shiv sainiks and the hunger for publicity

spoiling pitches and making bold statements is the most shiv sainiks can ever do. it will be interesting to see the next publicity stunt they ...


Posted by Ninad Pradhan





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Shiv sainiks should be banned. They are a black mark for the indian society.


Posted by Indian





Sub: shiv sainiks----

what do these bafoons want? they played enough in the hands of anti-nation elements already. stop it now, for god sake.


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Sub: Whats this

Shiv Sena is not doing good. This is spoiling our nations image. Plss give explanation why supremo met Javed Miadad who is linked with underworld ...


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