There is no doubt in my mind as to who the biggest loser in the shifting of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) home games is – the nuanced Cricket lover of Chennai. The appreciative crowd of Chennai has been known to applaud friend and foe alike for their acts of brilliance. For the true lover of the game, nothing beats the rush of blood that comes when you are watching a game alongside thousands of fellow citizens. As the game unfolds in front of your eyes and the collective adrenaline courses through your veins, you live and die by every ball bowled, every catch made and every six scored. You cannot sense this, sitting in front of the Television.
Who are the disrupters?
A bunch of lumpen elements. The police officials in Tamil Nadu (TN) are believed to have told the Indian Premier League (IPL) management that it was impossible for them to deploy more than 4000 cops for security duty whenever the IPL matches are held in Chennai. Tuesday’s match between the CSK and the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) saw the unprecedented deployment of policemen for security duty.
Senior BJP leader Dr. Subramanian Swamy had a suggestion for this – he said deploy Central troops to ensure smooth conduct. Did Vinod Rai consider this option?
Centre should send central forces for holding IPL
— Subramanian Swamy (@Swamy39) April 11, 2018
The agitation demanding constitution of the Cauvery Management Board (CMB) is managed by Tamil chauvinistic groups, Left Wing extremists, Islamic fundamentalists who do not have anything to do with farming or industrialization. This was purely an attempt to rouse people’s emotions to try and make it appear as if every Chennaiite was concerned about the farmers who need Cauvery water.
Cauvery is a seasonal river
Cauvery only flows in some months of the year, especially after the monsoons set in, around June to December. To say that precious water is being used up for the ground is plain stupid. This is an organized cabal, out to create trouble and should be nipped in the bud.
The agitations in TN are peculiar because all these are motivated by secessionist forces. The demonstration against India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) is amusing because nobody has succeeded in explaining to the common man about the repercussions. Most are professional protestors who will agitate for anything, for a price of course.
DMK – Hypocrites?
Interestingly, the INO, the Hydrocarbon projects of the Oil and Natural Gas Commission (ONGC), the Methane Extraction Project were all signed during the regime of the DMK. Further, some of the luminaries of this Dravidian party are co-owners of the Hyderabad Sun risers. That they will object to matches of CSK in Chennai but want all their home games to go on reeks of hypocrisy.
It must be remembered that the DMK was in power either in the State or at the Center during the period 1999-2014 and did not utter a single word demanding the constitution of the CMB. All it is now interested in is to lay the blame at the doorstep of the ruling AIADMK government.
 Jallikattu is here… But the anti-nationals would not budge – Jan 23, 2018, PGurus.com
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