Gautam Gambhir backs DDCA’s decision to rename Feroz Shah Kotla after Arun Jaitley, proposes to rename ‘Yamuna Sports Complex’ as well

The Delhi and District Cricket Affiliation (DDCA) has made up our minds to rename Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium after former DDCA President and BCCI Vice-President Arun Jaitley. The renaming rite can be hung on September 12. Additionally, a stand of the enduring stadium can be named after Staff India captain Virat Kohli.

DDCA took to Twitter to make the all-important announcement: “Kotla to be renamed as Arun Jaitley Stadium. The renaming of Delhi’s well-known cricket venue as Arun Jaitley Stadium will happen on September 12 at a serve as the place a Stand of the bottom can be named after India captain Virat Kohli.”

Cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday preferred DDCA’s resolution of renaming Feroz Shah Kotla stadium to Arun Jaitley Stadium.

“I’m more than happy as a result of he merits this. He gave Delhi a world-class stadium with world-class amenities. It (renaming of stadium) is a great factor however it might were significantly better if it was once renamed when he was once alive. It might were a super reward for him,” Gambhir advised ANI.

The BJP MP from East Delhi additionally mentioned that he wanted to rename Yamuna Sports activities Advanced as Arun Jaitley Sports activities Advanced.

“In my constituency, it’s the largest sports activities advanced, Yamuna sports activities advanced. I believe it’s going to be a super reward for him from me if Yamuna sports activities advanced is renamed as Arun Jaitley sports activities advanced. I’ve proposed it within the committee and if it will get cleared, everybody can be satisfied, particularly the East Delhi constituency.”

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Gambhir had even tweeted, attaching a duplicate of his letter to the Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal.

“Might he stay in our hearts without end. As a mark of appreciate to our cherished chief, I hereby suggest to rename ‘Yamuna Sports activities Advanced’ as ‘Arun Jaitley Sports activities Advanced. #RIPJaitleySir.”

Alternatively, there was once a explanation from the DDCA President –

“The stadium has been named as Arun Jaitley Stadium. The bottom will proceed to be referred to as the Feroz Shah Kotla.”

Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley breathed his closing on the All India Institute of Scientific Sciences (AIIMS) on August 24 following a protracted sickness.

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