On Saturday, chairman of Essel Group and Rajya Sabha MP Subhash Chandra said no media outlet of Zee will cover the ICC Champions Trophy game between India and Pakistan.

Chandra said the media organisation has decided to do this in “support of our armed forces”.

Chandra made the announcement in a series of tweets, starting with condemning the holding of the match in the first place:

He then shared why exactly he is doing this:

Chandra further announced that Zee will cover the armed forces instead: