Mumbai(PTI): Shiv Sena activists stormed into the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) office on Monday to protest against the meeting with the Pakistan Cricket board to discuss the India-Pakistan bilateral series slated for December.
Around 40 to 50 members of the Shiv Sena stormed into Wankhede stadium in Mumbai, shouting slogans against Pakistan.
Sena workers also “gheraoed” Chief Shashank Manohar protesting against PCB Chief Shaharyar Khan and said, “We will not allow any cricket ties with Pakistan”.
Sena workers were carrying saffron flags of shiv sena and black flags to condemn resumption of Indo-Pak cricketing ties.
However, protesting workers were later taken away by police.
Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Shaharyar Khan and head of the PCB’s executive committee Najam Sethi on Sunday left for India in a bid to convince the BCCI to confirm the bilateral series in December.
Khan and Sethi were expected to meet with the new BCCI President Shashank Manohar and Secretary Anurag Thakur along with other government officials in New Delhi.
“The trip is being made on the invitation of Shashank Manohar who took over as the new Indian cricket chief,” a official in the PCB had said.
More details awaited.