Players who won medals for India in air pistol shooting forced to sell snacks on the road

Dalljiet Kaur, a para air pistol shooter in financial trouble, is selling small items for a living by setting up roadside stalls

Dalljiet Kaur, a para air pistol shooter in financial trouble, is selling small items for a living by setting up roadside stalls

Daljeet Kaur says that there is no value for sports in Uttarakhand. If the government wanted, it could have given him a job as a para player, but till date no one has taken care of him. Despite having the degree of MA, LLB, he applied for the job in many places but got disappointment everywhere.

Dehradun. The one who illuminated the name of India with her talent International Para Air Pistol Shooter Daljeet Kaur are victims of poverty. Daljit Kaur, who won India a silver medal at the international level with 24 gold medals, eight silver and three bronze medals in the National Shooting Competition, is forced to sell snacks on the road. Daljit, who is facing financial crisis during the Corona Virus, has to sell snacks outside Gandhi Park in Dehradun to feed himself and his mother.

Daljeet tells that as long as her father and brother were there, she fulfilled her dream with her hard work and dedication. But after snatching the shadow of father and brother, she and her mother have become financially weak. The government neither respected his talent, nor respected him for representing the country. That is why today the situation is that she is not even able to pay the rent of the house. He says that there is no value for sports in Uttarakhand. If the government wanted, it could have given him a job as a para player, but till date no one has taken care of him. Despite having the degree of MA, LLB, Daljit applied for the job in many places but got disappointment everywhere.

According to Diljit, all his deposits were spent in the treatment of his ailing father and brother. Today the situation has become such that they are unable to get bread for June 2, so they have started selling small items on the side of the road. She is demanding from the government that they should take care of them.




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