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Admin Reporter- Pooja

Jul 11 2019


World Cup 2019: Fans face heat from security over Punjab-centric attire

Thursday, 11 July 2019

Manchester: After India's match against Sri Lanka at Leeds last week witnessed politicisation of sensitive events pertaining to India, yesterday, a few fans attempted to use the World Cup semi-final match between India and New Zealand here at Old Trafford to demonstrate issues pertaining to Punjab.Four fans, who were wearing t-shirts that read, 'Punjab referendum 2020', were evicted by the police.

 

 

 

Dalpreet Singh, who is based in Birmingham, told mid-day: "We are being evicted from the stadium. We were only wearing this t-shirt. We were not chanting anything. But yes, we wanted to demonstrate and express our feelings and that is why we wore this t-shirt. It is our right to demonstrate. 

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