Poverty-Stricken National Athletes Forced To Work As Labourers

Four national level Judo players hailing from Rajasthan have been forced to work as labourers due to financial crisis and lack of government assistance. Two among them, Harjeet Singh and Gurvinder Singh, are gold medalists at National Judo Championships.

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Harjinder had to take up such work because he is burdened with taking care of his family, which also includes two physically challenged brothers. Gurvinder appealed to the government to come to their help to take them out of their financial troubles.

Despite their achievements, these four national level athletes have been left in poverty without any assistance from the administration.

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