IPL 2021: Residents Near Wankhede Stadium Mumbai Requested CM Uddhav Thackeray to Shift Matches!!

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Ahead of IPL season 14 which is set to begin from 9th April , but In the latest development, some of these residents have also written a letter to the CM of the state Uddhav Thackeray on April 2, asking for the same.

IPL 2021: Mumbai Residents Near Wankhede Stadium Write to CM Uddhav Thackeray to Shift Matches

A member of the Marine Drive Residents’ Association, requested for the matches to be shifted to another venue in a non-residential area. “The state government is compelled to restrict religious and other social activities like marriages, deaths etc. and contrary to this, in these difficult times, IPL cricket matches of such magnitude lasting over several days is permitted,” he added.

Another D Road resident, said: “Every year during the matches, there are parking restrictions, which make it difficult for the senior residents and is unacceptable in these times of Covid.”

After these cases came up, MCA had decided to provide shelter to these members 11 ground staff members who tested positive  in the stadium premises only. But there is every possibility that the cases will see a surge.

On the other hand, 14 members from the broadcast team had tested positive on April 5 who were staying in Four Seasons Hotel in Mumbai, where they tested positive which includes directors, EVS operators, producers, cameramen and video editors.

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