The country's glorious cricketing event has returned with its 12th edition, the Indian Premier League this time is oomphing up the existing, high-voltage atmosphere of the country, even engaging two politicians in a playful 'IPL' banter.
While the country's cricket fans have glued their eyes on the screens, the former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir has been off the pitch to the on-going cricketing phenomenon that began on March 23.
The Abdullah scion shared his oblivion on twitter, asking his followers if the IPL began today?
He tweeted: Did the IPL start today?
However, Omar was not the only politician who was clueless of the IPL, but even the TMC chief Derek O'Brien engaging in jovial banter who responded saying that 'we are all busy with our IPL, the Indian Political League'
He tweeted: Hadn't a clue either. Sigh...all we are busy with is our IPL, Indian Political League, and added a smiley to his tweet.
The TMC chief was referring to the Lok Sabha elections that will pan out in seven phases beginning from April 11 to May 19. The Indian Premier League falls at a time when national and political parties are occupied stitching alliances, releasing list of candidates fighting on different seats and campaigning for their parties.
As of now, some of the significant developments in the 'Indian Political League' are as follows: