• Wednesday, August 17, 2022

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India and England cricket teams unite to unveil Khadi poppy

By: Sarwar Alam

The Indian and England cricket teams have united to recognise the role of Indian soldiers during the First World War as part of a British armed forces charity’s movement, with the two squad captains, Virat Kohli and Joe Root, wearing a unique poppy made out of Khadi. Khadi is the handwoven cotton closely associated with Mahatma Gandhi and India’s freedom struggle. Kohli and Root on Friday became the first to wear a unique Khadi poppy. Initiated Lord Jitesh Gadhia and commissioned especially by the Royal British Legion charity to mark the Centenary of the end of the First World War,…

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