New Delhi Wrap

Feroz Shah Kotla to be named after Arun Jaitley

 In the memory of its former president, the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) decided to rename the Feroz Shah Kotla to Arun Jaitley Stadium who passed away on Saturday. 

The DDCA released a statement that despite changing the name to Arun Jaitley Stadium, it will continue to be called the Feroz Shah Kotla.

Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium

The renaming ceremony will be held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on September 12. On the same day, a stand in the Feroz Shah Kotla will be named after Indian captain Virat Kohli.

Virat Kohli will be the youngest active cricketer to be bestowed with the honour of a stand being named after him. Bishan Singh Bedi and Mohinder Amarnath are the two other Delhi players who have stands after their names but the honour came their way after their retirements.

No Fighting in Delhi, claims BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) rubbished Aam Aadmi Party’s claims that Delhi unit leaders are fighting among themselves over candidature for the chief minister’s post in the upcoming elections.

AAP, on Wednesday, claimed that the infighting among Delhi BJP leaders is causing a ruckus and slowing down public works

The BJP, currently, has three CM candidates and all of them are in touch with the AAP.  AAP leader Sanjay Singh remarked that there is a deep rooted factionalism in the Delhi BJP unit.

The BJP has hit back at the AAP and said that effort to ‘divide and rule’ won’t work

Delhi BJP media co-incharge Neelkant Bakshi hit back at Singh, saying that AAP’s attempt to “divide and rule” will not work in the city. “AAP’s gimmicks won’t work anymore, they have lost the plot in Delhi,” said Bakshi. 


New Delhi to tackle chickengunia, dengue with new campaign

Announcing the campaign titled ‘10 Hafte, 10 Baje, 10 Minute – Har Ravivar, dengue par war‘ on Wednesday, Chief Minister Arvind Kejiriwal asked the residents of Delhi to take 10 minutes from their schedule on Sunday to check for mosquito breeding in their house.

The campaign would start from the CM’s residence and would continue for 10 consecutive weeks.

On the other hand, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation is planning a drive to combat mosquito breeding in religious places as it was found that over 100 religious spots is home to massive breeding centres.