Ghulam Ali's concert will now be held at the Mohun Bagan ground but Ganguly did clarify his stand after there were some allegations from the anti-Ganguly faction in CAB that he had said 'no to concert' without placing it in front of CAB's working committee.    
     
"It was amazing to read some of the media reports yesterday so I wanted to clarify few things. I was first told about this concert after the CAB working committee meeting on Wednesday.

On Thursday I told Firhad Hakim that it's not possible to host the concert at Eden Gardens since there will be an ICC inspection just after that (yesterday) and we can't risk losing any match," the former India captain said.
              
Ganguly said he had informed the same to the secretary of CM Mamata Banerjee yesterday afternoon, hours before receiving the letter requesting permission for the concert from the state's Minorities and Madrasah education department.         
     
"But I have already said there is no way we can host this concert. I have also told the same to Madam (Banerjee) on Thursday. She is completely aware of the situation and is fine with it," said Ganguly.


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