Feroz Shah Kotla all set to host event for late Arun Jaitley; Kohli to be facilitated also

Delhi: Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla is all decked up for a glitzy function where the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) will be unveiling a stand named after India captain Virat Kohli, on September 12.

According to reports, the entire Indian team will be present to witness the occasion. The DDCA will also name the stadium after its former president and India’s former Finance Minister late Arun Jaitley.

According to BCCI sources, the players have been asked to be present in traditional clothes at the event. In the DDCA Annual Honours event, the entire Indian team will be felicitated.

“While we pay rich tributes to the departed soul of Jaitley Ji, we also want to recognise the services that our own player, Virat, has done to bring laurels to Indian as well as Delhi cricket,” DDCA president Rajat Sharma said.

While lauding Kohli, Mr Sharma said, “Several of Virat’s achievements are mind-boggling. He is one of those rare species and the player’s pavilion stand named after him at the Arun Jaitley Stadium is the just recognition for his contribution.”

Bhartendhu Sharma

A journalist by profession who has been into reporting from four years. Bhartendu Sharma has worked across all the three mediums -- Online, Print and Television. Previously, he has worked with PageScoop media (a Delhi-based website). Later, Bhartendu moved to Deccan Chronicle, Hyderabad, where he covered many national and International sports tournament. While at DC, he also went to Singapore to cover UFC bout.

Apart from that, he has covered Lok Sabha 2019 elections in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal while working for Tiranga TV. He has also reported on prominent cases of crime & courts during his stint with the TV channel which featured top journalists like Karan Thapar, Barkha Dutt.

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