Ahmedabad: The third Test between India and England is being played at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad. The name of this stadium has been changed to Narendra Modi Stadium. As soon as this happened, users started criticizing the move on social media. Actually, earlier this ground was named after Sardar Patel. In such a situation, BJP is being trolled on this matter. However, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju (Kiren Rijiju) has made people aware of what the real thing is.
Rijiju responded to critics
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday defended the naming of the Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that the entire sports complex is still named after the country’s first home minister.
This stadium with a capacity of one lakh 32 thousand spectators was inaugurated by President Ramnath Kovind on Wednesday.
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Rijiju (Kiren Rijiju) tweeted, ‘The name of the entire sports complex is Sardar Patel Enclave. Only the cricket stadium has been named Narendra Modi Stadium. This stadium is also inside this complex ‘.
The name of the whole Sports Complex is Sardar Patel Sports Enclave. Only the name of one Cricket Stadium, within that complex has been named as #NarendramodiStadium
Ironically, “The Parivaar”, which never respected Sardar Patel, even after his death, is now making hue & cry! https://t.co/CIeLr6uV6K
– Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) February 24, 2021
A simple target on Rahul Gandhi
In the context of criticism by Leader of the Opposition Rahul Gandhi, he said, ‘See the irony that the’ family ‘which never respected Sardar Patel, even after his death, is now making a stir. ‘.