Dehradun. Do you know what was behind the record loss to Uttarakhand at the hands of Mumbai in the quarterfinals of the Ranji Trophy? Uttarakhand team players were hungry and restless Because he did not get the daily allowance i.e. DA, due to which he was asked to arrange his food from Swiggy or Zomato. You may also be surprised to know that these players are being given Rs 100 as daily allowance, that is, less than the daily allowance of a laborer in Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand.
“Oh why do you keep asking this question again and again, brother? Till the money comes, you can order it from Swiggy or Zomato, don’t you…” Before Uttarakhand was all out for just 69 runs in the quarter-finals of the Ranji Trophy against Mumbai, the team of Uttarakhand was struggling with hunger. Such a disclosure was made in a report by News9. According to this report, when a player asked the team manager for daily allowance, he got a simple answer that he should arrange for food from an app at his own expense.
A shocking disclosure has also been made that officially for every senior player of Uttarakhand 1500 fixed daily allowance Which was increased to Rs.2000 also. But the reality is that in the last one year, cricketers have barely been able to get 100 rupees per day on an average.
So are these examples of corruption?
From team selection to fund management and selection of backroom staff of Uttarakhand team, allegations of irregularities in various financial matters have been made in this report. In this example has been given that Uttarakhand Cricket Association for the financial year ending 31 March 2021. The audit report given by (CAU) The players objected to it, alleging that they were not given full match fees or daily allowances. The figures given in this report are astonishing.
There is no dearth of young talent in the state of Uttarakhand, Hemraj Johri of Munsiyari, a frontier area, is a direct example of this. The state government is working to provide a proper platform to such talented youth through the new sports policy. Many many best wishes to Hemraj for a bright future. pic.twitter.com/G4W9k4Ubyo
— Pushkar Singh Dhami (@pushkardhami) June 9, 2022
“CAU claimed Rs 1,74,07,346 as expenditure on food and catering in the section ‘Tournament and Trial Camp Expenses’ and Rs 49,58,750 as daily allowance. There was also a figure that Bananas worth Rs 35 lakh Purchased and water bottles worth Rs 22 lakh. And the players got Rs 100 per day allowance!”
Claim your place and reality your place!
The reality of these claims is that the defeat of Uttarakhand on Thursday became a world record. The players have also accused the management of mental harassment. This situation is when Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, in a tweet on Thursday itself, talked about promoting young talent under sports policy.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 10, 2022, 08:51 IST