Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla stadium will be re-named as Arun Jaitley stadium. The Delhi and District Association of Cricket (DDCA) said in a tweet.
News Alert: Kotla to be renamed as Arun Jaitley Stadium.— DDCA (@delhi_cricket) August 27, 2019
In a fitting tribute to its former president Arun Jaitley, @delhi_cricket has decided to name the Stadium after him. Mr Jaitley, who passed away on August 24, was president of the DDCA from 1999 to 2013. @BCCI
Jaitley passed away at the age of 66 on Saturday afternoon. Jaitley who was one of the biggest names in the Indian politics had also served as Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) chief between 1999-2013.
He was admitted in Delhi’s AIIMS hospital on August 9 after complaining of breathlessness and restlessness.