New Delhi, Mar 4: Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi on Wednesday, Mar 4 said that IPL is fully aware of the importance of the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections, hence it will not hold IPL games up to two days prior to the polling dates across the match venues.
In a statement Modi said, “The IPL is fully cognizant of the importance of general elections in a country such as ours. We will go a step further to ensure that there will be no games 24 to 48 hours prior to the polling dates across the nine match venues in the country".
Modi assured IPL would work with state and local authorities to ensure smooth conduct of the Apr 10 to May 24 Twenty20 event.
Modi assured of new reworked schedule in the next 24 hours. Meanwhile, the Home Ministry officials have begun the meeting with IPL officials to review the schedule for the second edition of the Twenty20 league.