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India boycotts BWF International series in Islamabad

NEW DELHI: The Badminton Association of India (BAI) has announced to boycott the Pakistan International Series scheduled to be held in Islamabad later this month.

According to India media, BAI president Dr Akhilesh Das Gupta said that no Indian player was going to take part at the BWF International series, which is scheduled from October 18th to 21st.

“The announcement comes as an act of solidarity with the decisions of the government of India in wake of the ongoing tensions between the two countries,” media quoted Gupta as saying.
After the Uri attack, relations between India and Pakistan soured and BCCI president Anurag Thakur has also said that ICC should not club India in the same group as Pakistan for ICC events.