DDCA members demanded, a stand at Arun Jaitley Stadium be named after their former vice-president  Chetan Chauhan

2020-08-18 22:16:53

 

 

-DDCA Members would like to pay tribute to their former vice-president

-Ravinder Manchanda, Parmod Jain, Ashok Sharma, Sunil Jain and PK Soni wrote this letter

-They have written to Rajan Manchanda and other members of DDCA Apex Council in this regard

 

New Delhi: There is a demand in Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) that a stand at Arun Jaitley (Ferozeshah Kotla) Stadium be named after former Indian cricketer Chetan Chauhan. Late Chetan Chauhan has contributed a lot in giving Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium a new look. DDCA members would like to pay tribute to their former vice-president. Under this, they wants one of the stands of the stadium to be named Chetan Chauhan. In this regard, some members of the association have written to Rajan Manchanda and other members of DDCA Apex Council.

Ravinder Manchanda, Parmod Jain, Ashok Sharma, Sunil Jain and PK Soni wrote this letter. As you know that, Chetan Chauhan died on Sunday due to Covid-19 and kidney failure at Mendata Hospital in Gurugram. The opening pair of Chauhan and Sunil Gavaskar were quite successful in the Test. He did long journey from becoming a cricketer to cricket administrator and then entered in politics. In Yogi government, he was the minister of military welfare, home guard, PRD, civil security department.

These members have addressed Rajan Manchanda and other members of the DDCA Apex Council in letter, “In Sh Chetan Chauhan's death, we have lost a pillar of DDCA, known  both for his  Cricket as well as honesty, boldness & gentlemanly behaviour. He had a major role to play in the construction of the stadium.”

“It will be befitting that, like naming stands in name of other prominent cricketers of Delhi, one stand should be named in his memory. The outpouring of grief from all corners of India has shown the love of all cricket lovers. DDCA should also respond by taking an early decision for naming the stand in stadium,” they further worte.

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