A local group which had threatened to throw ink at B-town actor Shah Rukh Khan during his proposed visit to Bhubaneswar for the inaugural ceremony of Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 on November 27, announced on Monday that it had decided to take out its protest.
With respect to this a meeting of Kalinga Sena activists and functionaries held on Monday. In the talks the matter resolved to pull out for the time being the protest against Khan keeping in view the state and the country's image during a global event like the Men's Hockey World Cup.
"We have decided to withdraw the agitation for the time being in view of the request made by Hockey India president Mohammed Mushtaque Ahmad and the state government," Kalinga Sena head Hemant Rath told news agency PTI.
Hockey India president Mohammed Mushtaque Ahmad had through an e-mail to the group urged to take out its threat of throwing ink at the ‘Raees’ Bollywood hero during his visit to the state.
Worth mention here King Khan is programmed to be present at the inaugural ceremony at Kalinga Stadium Tuesday.