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No roadblock for next IPL matchs in Kolkata but FIR stays

Decks have been cleared for the next set of IPL matches at the Eden Gardens despite controversies and an FIR filed by the Fire Services department against CAB and Kolkata Knight Riders for not obtaining permission to construct a temporary VIP gallery.

cricket Updated: Mar 18, 2010 23:17 IST

Decks have been cleared for the next set of IPL matches at the Eden Gardens despite controversies and an FIR filed by the Fire Services department against CAB and Kolkata Knight Riders for not obtaining permission to construct a temporary VIP gallery.

There, however, is a rider and the KKR and CAB will have to obtain all requisite no-objection certificates to conduct all future matches.

West Bengal Chief Secretary Ashok Mohan Chakraborty said the stake-holders had a meeting today with him at the state scretariat in order to hold all future IPL matches without any hitch.

"Today we held a meeting will all concerned including Indian Premier League (IPL), Kolkata Knight Rider (KKR), PWD, Fire department and police. IPL authorities has agreed to abide with the suggestions and instructions issued by the respective department for the next matches," he said.

Another meeting will be held on March 30 to review the arrangements made by IPL and KKR in line with recommendations made by the Public Works Department (PwD), Fire Services and police.

"No Objection Certificate will be issued by these departments once the arrangements meet their respective norms," he said after the meeting at the State Secretariat.

The NoC has to be obtained by both IPL authorities and CAB, Chakraborty said.