New Delhi: On Thursday, the primary opposition Congress get together mocked the Prime Minister over the ‘lap of honour’ with visiting Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese on the Narendra Modi Stadium named after him forward of the 4th and remaining recreation India versus Australia take a look at. in Ahmedabad. Taking to Twitter, Congress National Spokesperson Jairam Ramesh tweeted: “Taking a lap of honor at a stadium you named after in your own life – the height of self-obsession. ”
Self-obsession continues unabated https://t.co/jZukrVv48u— Jairam Ramesh (@Jairam_Ramesh) March 9, 2023
In a separate tweet, Congress additionally mocked the Prime Minister for receiving an art work from BCCI Secretary Jay Shah to commemorate 75 years of cricketing friendship between India and Australia.
A tweet from the official Congress get together deal with stated: ‘Narendra Modi Ji receives Narendra Modi’s picture at Narendra Modi Stadium from Narendra Modi’s pal’s son. ke bete.)’.
Narendra Modi’s pal’s son presents Narendra Modi’s picture to Narendra Modi at Narendra Modi Stadium. pic.twitter.com/F8GkeXjJ0a— Congress (@INCIndia) March 9, 2023
The tweets mocking the Prime Minister got here shortly after BCCI Secretary Jay Shah offered a framed art work to Prime Minister Narendra Modi forward of the beginning of the fourth and remaining take a look at within the Border-Gavaskar collection at Narendra Stadium Modi in Ahmedabad.
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BCCI Honorary Secretary Mr Jay Shah presents framed art work to the Honorable Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modiji, celebrating 75 years of friendship with Australia by way of cricket. @Narendra Modi: |: @PMOIndia |: @JayShah: |: #TeamIndia |: #INDvAUS |: @mastercardindia pic.twitter.com/nmDJwq2Yer— BCCI (@BCCI) March 9, 2023
The art work was offered to him to mark 75 years of friendship with Australia by way of cricket. Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese additionally arrived on the Narendra Modi Stadium to observe the primary day of the Border Gavaskar Trophy 2023 remaining take a look at match. Prime Minister Modi welcomed his Australian counterpart to the venue, the biggest stadium on this planet. Albanese and PM Modi additionally watched the primary hour recreation between India and Australia.
The two prime ministers have been greeted with loud cheers as they made a lap of honor on the stadium earlier than the sport. After that, Australia captain Steve Smith gained the coin toss and opted to beat India within the toss for the fourth and remaining Test within the ongoing Border-Gavaskar Trophy collection.
Prime Minister Modi was obtained earlier on the venue by Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat, Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel and Home Minister Harsh Sanghavi. BCCI President Roger Binny was additionally current in the course of the congratulations.
India at present prime the collection 2-1. However, the hosts want to choose up an outright victory within the remaining take a look at to qualify for the ICC World Test Championship remaining the place they are going to face Australia in London from June 7.