In a bid to promote football, TMC MP Prasun Banerjee shocked many as he began to dribble the ball in Parliament premises on Thursday. The 64-year-old politician, who’s a retired worldwide participant, goals to enhance the standing of the sport in India and plans to focus on the identical with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
“We want India to play Football World Cup one day. We are making efforts. We will go to PM, along with footballers, and tell him ‘Politics kam, sports zyada, football zyada (less politics, more sports)’. That day will definitely come.” he advised information company ANI.
Watch the video here:
#WATCH Delhi: TMC MP Prasun Banerjee performs football in Parliament premises.Says “We need India to play Football World Cup someday. We’re making efforts. We’ll go to PM, together with footballers, & inform him ‘Politics kam, sports zyada, football zyada.’ That day will certainly come. pic.twitter.com/fEBVKncqhn
— ANI (@ANI) July 11, 2019
Once shared on-line, the video triggered many reactions with some praising the politician for bringing focus to the sport. However, others questioned why Banerjee had to play the sport in Parliament premises to increase the difficulty.
For that we want not take football to present solidarity for football. No one stopping to play additionally. Just increase the difficulty. https://t.co/RI5dGkkjMT
— Manas (마너스) R Biswal (@mrbiswal) July 11, 2019
Why outdoors ???
Play contained in the Parliament solely https://t.co/7gxu3CFr1i
— Saifian ☔ (@SaifiansCaptain) July 11, 2019
Parliament isn’t the place for displaying off his footballing abilities. He’s obtained to work for the individuals who elected him. https://t.co/gdH58tU2Ij
— Sarvadaman Ray (@sarvadaman1) July 11, 2019
One Day for certain.. ✌🇮🇳⚽ https://t.co/eBTNRcmjbV
— यादवेन्द्र प्रताप सिंह (@im_PratapYS) July 11, 2019
For these unaware, he’s the MP from Howrah (my constituency), an Arjuna Awardee and former captain of the Indian Football Team. https://t.co/SpvRcxJRoq
— हर्षित तिवारी Harshit Tiwari (@passcodexerox) July 11, 2019
Impressed with TMC MPs
— नमन (@_naamaan) July 11, 2019