Shiv Sena to protest against Pak cricket team
Around 150 Shiv Sena activists have reached Jaipur, where Pakistan are to play their against Sri Lanka.india Updated: Oct 15, 2006 18:27 IST
Blaming Pakistan for sheltering militants and promoting terrorism directed against India, Shiv Sena today claimed that its activists would hold protests at Jaipur and Mohali and not allow the Pakistani cricket team to play the ongoing Champions Trophy matches.
Around 150 Shiv Sena activists have reached Jaipur, where Pakistan are to play their lung-opener against qualfiers Sri Lanka on October 17, Sena's North India Pramukh Jaybhagwan Goyal said.
He said that the Shiv Sena members would hold street protests here on October 16 and 17.
He said the activists could go 'up to any extreme' to stop the Pakistani cricketers from playing.
Goyal alleged that Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI was involved in the July 11 Mumbai train blasts.
Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray has directed activists to stop Pakistani players from playing on Indian fields at any cost, Goyal said.
First Published: Oct 15, 2006 18:27 IST