Mamata promises ‘foolproof’ security for Indo-Pak T20 match

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today assured of foolproof security arrangements for the India-Pakistan World Twenty20 match on March 19 here and promised BCCI all possible co-operation.

“Whenever guests come to our state, we extend all help and cooperation. Law and order is a state subject. BCCI has told us (about the match) and we have said we will extend all kinds of help,” the Chief Minister said.

In a letter to CAB President Sourav Ganguly yesterday, Banerjee said the state government would make all security-related arrangement for hosting the match and asked him to communicate it to the ICC and BCCI.

The Chief Minister has also given necessary instructions to the law enforcement authorities for smooth conduct of the match at th Eden Gardens, officials said.