Cut all ties with Pakistan till terrorism ends: Gautam Gambhir

Cut all ties with Pakistan till terrorism ends: Gautam Gambhir

New Delhi, Oct 18 :  Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir today called for a complete freeze on ties with Pakistan till the time cross-border terrorism does not end, saying that “Indian lives are more important than sports”. “I would not even think of playing cricket with Pakistan. Indian lives are more important than sports,” Gambhir told mediapersons here. Gambhir insisted that every Indian must put himself into the shoes of an army personnel before talking about keeping politics and sports separate. “I absolutely endorse that we should not have any relation or ties with Pakistan until the time this cross border terrorism finishes. People need to put themselves in army’s shoes who have lost their kids, someone have lost their father, son. “We can say this sitting in an AC room that cricket or bollywood should not be compared to politics as long as we don’t think ourselves as Indians, or think for our own countrymen. So I totally endorse that until the time we don’t secure our own Indians, our own countrymen, all other things can be kept aside,” the 35-year-old added. Gambhir, who had recently made a comeback to the India Test team against New Zealand, is not the first Indian sportsperson to express his views on the issue of Pakistan. Also Read: Gautam Gambhir has a role to play in home Test se…

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