IPL 2019: No opening ceremony, money to be donated to families of Pulwama martyrsFebruary 26, 2019
Recent Pulwama Attack at Jammu has affected the country by storm. Many Celebrities & Cricketers have came forward to help the families of soldiers affected in this incident. Another Big News Came from BCCI [Board of Cricket Control India] that IPL 2019 Opening Ceremony has been called off & they have decided to donate all the IPL 2019 Opening Ceremony Budget the to affected families in the attack.
IPL 2019 Opening ceremony was supposed to held on 23 march as revealed in IPL 2019 Schedule With First Match to be Chennai Super Kings Vs Royal Challengers Banglaore (CSK Vs RCB). It is to Note That Every Year IPL Opening Ceremony is celebrated with full Energy and Enthusiasm& Last Year IPL Opening Ceremony Budget was around 18 crores & similar to this amount could be donated this year for families affected in Pulwama Attack.
What They Said:
Committee Administrators chairman Vinod Rai Said “We will not have any inaugural function for the IPL and the money budgeted for that goes to the martyrs’ families,”
Also BCCI acting president CK Khanna had officially Stated that “I am very happy that CoA has taken a good call to donate the money for martyrs’ families. Since the entire budget allocated for the IPL opening ceremony is being donated for a noble cause, the amount is expected to be significantly more than Rs 5 crore,”
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IPL 2019 Opening Ceremony – What Was Expected To Happen:
Like IPL 2018 Opening ceremony, its was expected to be a Grand Opening Ceremony with budget around 15 crores. Some Beautiful Fireworks & Performances from top Bollywood stars like Hrithik Roshan, Varun Dhawan and the management would have continued the tradition this year as well. Still the decision to cancel out ceremony & Donating money to Families of Pulwama martyrs is appreciated a lot by fans. Now there are only few days left in the Start of IPL 2019 & regular updates are coming from the board regarding the topic.
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