Team India is likely to drop Mayank Agarwal for Virat Kohli in the second Test match against New Zealand in Mumbai.

Virat Kohli has landed in trouble after Pune branch of his restaurant was accused of discrimination against LGBTQIA community. Advocacy group ‘Yes, We exist’ took to social media to allege that One8 Commune’s Pune branch confirmed that they do not allow entry for LGBTQIA community.

The group further added that restaurant’s listing on the popular food app Zomato says stags are not allowed.

“We DM’ed (direct messaged) them 2 weeks ago, got no response. We called the Pune branch, they confirmed that entry is allowed only for cisgender heterosexual couples or groups of cisgender woman; gay couples or a group of gay men are not allowed; trans women allowed subject to their clothing,” the group ‘Yes, We exist’ wrote in a post on Instagram.

“@virat.kohli you are probably not aware of this, but your restaurant @one8.commune in Pune discriminates against LGBTQIA+ guests. The other branches too have a similar policy. This is unexpected and unacceptable. Hope you make necessary changes asap,” the group captioned the post.

However, Virat’s restaurant issued a statement claiming they welcome people from all spheres of life.

“As our name denotes, we have always been inclusive in serving all communities since our inception. Similar to industry-wide practice and in conformity with government rules, we obviously have a prohibition of stag entry policy (subject to relaxation) in place so as to ensure a safe and enjoyable environment for our guests,” the statement added.

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