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India and England Unite to Unveil Khadi Poppy

By: Radhakrishna N S

The Indian and England cricket teams 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 from khadi. Khadi is the handwoven cotton closely associated with Mahatma Gandhi and India’s freedom struggle. Kohli and Root became the first earlier this month to wear a unique khadi poppy. Initiated by 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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