The Sports Ministry on Monday disbursed Rs 10 lakh for the treatment of hockey Olympian Mohinder Pal Singh, who’s affected by a power kidney ailment and is presently on dialysis. The cash, sanctioned beneath the Pandit Deendayal Upadhaya (*10*) Welfare Fund for Sportspersons, was given to his spouse Shivjeet Singh.
Speaking in regards to the resolution to increase monetary help to Singh, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju mentioned, “MP Singh ji has contributed richly to hockey both as a player and a coach. His physical condition is a matter of great concern for all of us.
“Kidney treatment is an expensive treatment and we wanted to extend as much financial support as we could.
“I have also spoken to Mahesh Sharma ji, who is the Member of Parliament of Noida where MP Singh ji lives and a letter has also been sent from his office to PM Relief Fund so that the hospital bills can be paid through the fund.” Recently, the Sports Minister met Shivjeet Singh and a number of other other veteran hockey gamers to guarantee them of help from the Ministry. MP Singh, who additionally served because the coach of the Indian hockey staff, was an impressive participant who represented the nation at varied worldwide occasions, together with the 1988 Summer Olympics. PTI SSC PM PM
The Communist Party of India (Marxist) has criticised West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar for importing images of Buddhadeb Bhattacharya after visiting the ailing former chief minister on Saturday night.
Dhankhar and his spouse went to Bhattacharya’s two-room authorities residence at Palm Avenue in south Kolkata to test on his well being and provide greetings. Shortly after the go to, the Governor tweeted some photos of himself and his spouse contained in the residence and Bhattacharya might be seen mendacity in mattress. In the opposite images, Dhankhar might be seen speaking to the previous chief minister’s spouse, Meera Bhattacharya.
“Along with Mrs Sudesh Dhankhar today called on veteran communist leader and former Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya and his wife Meera ji and wished them subhoy Asthami and good health,” Dhankhar tweeted round 8 pm on October 24.
Reacting, the CPI(M) tweeted, “While we at @CPIM_WESTBENGAL appreciate Shri @jdhankhar1ji’s (Governor of WB) genuflection of visiting our ex-CM Comrade Buddhadeb Bhattacharya at his residence to inquire after his health we are deeply hurt by the pictures that were taken during your visit & shared by you.”
“Photographing him when he is most vulnerable and then publishing them on social media has deeply hurt the sentiments of not only @cpimspeak sympathizers spread all across the globe but also general people at large. We would be appreciative if those pictures were taken down,” the occasion stated within the second tweet.
The Governor, nonetheless, had not take away the photos from his Twitter web page until 1pm on Monday.