Congress slams PM Modi's lap of honor at Ahmedabad stadium
Congress General Secretary Jairam Ramesh has slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for doing a lap of honor at a cricket stadium in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, on Thursday. Taking to Twitter, Ramesh described the act as the "height of self-obsession." Notably, Modi and his Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese took a round of the Narendra Modi Stadium in a golf cart before the India-Australia Test match.
Here's the Twitter Post by Jairam Ramesh
BJP hails PM Modi's 'cricket diplomacy'
Meanwhile, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Information-Technology (IT) cell head Amit Malviya hailed the event as "cricket diplomacy." Tweeting a photo of Modi and Albanese with team captains Rohit Sharma and Steve Smith, Malviya wrote, "Cricket diplomacy. It works." To note, Albanese arrived in India on Wednesday for a four-day visit. A bilateral meeting between him and Modi is scheduled for Friday in New Delhi.