A video of Indian cricket team’s important batsman Virat Kohli is going viral on social media. In which the former captain of Team India is talking about the stadium. After release the video, the matter has now directly reached the court. After this video, Uttarakhand High Court has taken suo motu cognizance. The court has issued notice to the Uttarakhand government and the Modi government at the Center and sought their response. What is this video and what does Virat Kohli say in it? Let us tell you…
This video increased Virat Kohli’s tension:
In Virat Kohli’s recent video, he talked about the poor condition of the stadium. In the video, Kohli is seen talking about the lack of playgrounds for children in the country. He told in this video that due to lack of space to play, children have to play on the streets. While interacting with the children he talked about the lack of playgrounds for them and the realities of the area. On this video of his, Uttarakhand High Court has asked the Central and State Government to file a reply within two weeks.
A division bench of Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Rakesh Thapliyal has also issued notices to the Sports Secretary of Uttarakhand and the Urban Development Secretary and Youth Sports Secretary of the Government of India and others in the matter of this video. The court also asked the government what policy has been implemented to create playgrounds for children. Now this entire case will be heard on October 9.
What did the court say on Kohli’s video?
On Virat Kohli’s video, the High Court said that in many places there are no playgrounds for children to play. Earlier, some children had also written a letter to the Chief Justice, “in which they had said that the people living there face difficulty in playing cricket on the streets, which disturbs their peace.”
Court raised questions under ‘Khelo India’ program:
Commenting on Virat Kohli’s video, the court said that when children are physically active, their mental development happens faster. When they do not have facilities to maintain fitness, they spend their time on computers, phones and laptops. In such a situation, their physical and mental development slows down.
The court has said that playgrounds are necessary for the development of children. Governments have also been asked to clarify policies related to playgrounds. The court also raised questions on the schemes being run under the ‘Khelo India’ programme, which provides playgrounds for children.