An email sent to AIFF President Mr. Praful Patel from McDowell Mohun Bagan. The email is about the latest made controversy by Parent body official, some of the media, both print and electronics. As per FIFA and AIFF guidelines McDowell Mohun Bagan is organizing all the home matches and they made the colour of the match tickets green & maroon. But in the next derby match Kingfisher East Bengal supporters are angry about the colour of the tickets because it is the colour of their arch rival. In this connection AIFF Vice President Mr. Subrata Dutta also added some provoking statement regarding this matter. Therefore, McDowell Mohun Bagan have sent the mail regarding this issue to the AIFF.
It is the news regarding the ticket issue published on Bengali Daily Bartaman Patrika (dt. 14.11.11). In this mail McDowell Mohun Bagan also gave proof that it is not the first time where the organisers have made the colour of ticket as per home team’s jersy colour. The gave the example of 2010 FIFA World Cup where the colour of the match tickets same as South Afircan green and yellow colors.
Mr. Anjan Kumar Mitra, Managing Director of McDowell Mohun Bagan, wrote this mail to AIFF on behalf of McDowell Mohun Bagan. They also criticized the the role of AIFF Vice President Mr. Subrata Dutta, who seems to be provoking the East Bengal supporters for his irresponsible statement. But McDowell Mohun Bagan already organized the three home matches successfully and no mishap happened in those matches.
Meanwhile, it has been learnt that Dinesh Nair is in the referee’s panel in the 20th Derby match.
Source: mohunbaganac.com / Bartaman