Eden gardens, India’s iconic cricket stadium, has lit up its facade in blue, white and purple, the French tri-color, in a present of solidarity with final week’s Paris terrorist assault victims.
Greater than 100 individuals have been killed whereas some 350 have been injured after a collection of coordinated terrorist assaults within the French capital on November thirteen.
The illumination, which was accomplished as a tribute to the victims of the assault, will proceed until the top of this month, Avishek Dalmiya, Cricket Affiliation of Bengal’s joint-secretary, stated.
“It is our humble try and pay tribute to all those that misplaced their lives within the terror assaults in Paris and categorical concern on the rising magnitude of terrorism throughout the globe,” Dalmiya stated, including that the illumination will probably be completed each night until 10 pm.
Earlier, metropolis monuments Victoria Memorial and Shahid Minar have been lit up in French Tricolour whereas a piece of the Kolkatans got here collectively and held a candle mild vigil through the Kolkata Worldwide Movie Pageant that concluded on Saturday.