NEW DELHI, Jan. 23, Reuter: A Western Indian State government has allowed the fourth test between India and Pakistan to be scheduled in its main city of Ahmedabad despite fears of a fresh outbreak of Hindu Moslem violence there.
The Press Trust of India news agency said the Chief Minister of Gujarat state, Amarsingh Chaudhary. had given permission for the match to be held in the textile manufacturing center from March 4109.
The first test was shifted to Madras after sectarian riots broke out in Ahmedabad between its two main communities Hindus and Moslems earlier this month.
Following the violence. The Indian Cricket Board had set the Gujarat state government a January 30 deadline to guarantee the safe conduct of the fourth test.
Article extracted from this publication >> February 6, 1987