Speaking to ANI on Monday, PCA Treasurer Ajay Tyagi said: “The reason behind this step is our sentiments. It is our symbolic way of showing anger against the terrorist attack.”
When asked whether sporting relations should continue with the neighbours, Tyagi said: “It is the government’s decision. Otherwise also, India and Pakistan do not play bilateral series. So, whatever is instructed, the association will work accordingly.”
Secretary Suresh Bafna said that the step was their way of condemning the barbaric attack on their security personnel.
Around 40 CRPF personnel were killed in a deadly terror attack on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway on February 14. Soon after the attack, Pakistan-based terror group, Jaish-e-Mohammed, claimed the responsibility for the attack and said it was carried out by its suicide bomber. (ANI)