Omar Abdullah terms IPL opening ceremony as tacky

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was not impressed by the opening ceremony of Indian Premier League`s fifth edition and termed the show as "tacky".

"Could the IPL opening be any more tacky?" Omar posted on micro-blogging site `Twitter`.

Omar, who is a keen follower of cricket, said he could not believe IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla praising the opening ceremony.

"Can`t believe Rajeev Shukla said `If the beginning is like this` you can understand how the tournament will go`. God, I hope he`s wrong," Omar said.