Shocked over the BCCI’s resolution to proceed with the Chinese sponsors for the IPL, the RSS-affiliate Swadeshi Jagaran Manch (SJM) on Monday mentioned folks ought to contemplate boycotting the T-20 cricket league.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council have shown utter disrespect to the Indian troopers killed by Chinese troops with its resolution to maintain the cricket league with its Chinese sponsors, SJM’s co-convener Ashwani Mahajan mentioned in a press release.
“At a time when the country is striving hard to make our economy free from Chinese dominance in the markets, the government is making all efforts to keep China out of our markets, this act of the IPL Governing Council is an aberration to the nation’s mood,” Mahajan mentioned.
He added that folks ought to contemplate boycotting the cricket league.
Mahajan additionally urged the IPL organisers and the BCCI to rethink about their resolution to enable Chinese corporations to sponsor the cricket league, whereas asserting that nothing is above the country’s safety and dignity.
The IPL Governing Council selected Sunday not to reduce off its hyperlinks with Chinese corporations, that are the match’s main sponsors. VIVO, a Chinese cell phone producer, is the title sponsor of the T-20 cricket league.
VIVO has paid over Rs 2,000 crore to the BCCI, the homeowners of the IPL, for a five-year deal.