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IOA, Sports ministry treated us like servants at Rio Olympics: Chawrasia

Top Indian golfer SSP Chaurasia has opted out of the Indian Olympic Association and the Ministry of Sports for not getting the full amount of Rs 30 lakh promised as initial funds for the Rio Olympics.

Both Chaurasia and fellow golfer Anirban Lahiri are yet to receive the allotted amount from the Sports Ministry. A fiery Chaurasia termed the inferior behavior of IOA officials at the Rio Games a “servant”.

Chaurasia told reporters that it has been four months and she has done a lot of paperwork, but Lahiri, who won 16 titles worldwide, was not given a single penny, while Chaurasia has so far managed to get Rs 5.5 lakh. is.

Chaurasia won at the Hero Indian Open and Resorts World Manners Masters, “I have the letter where he promised reimbursement of up to Rs. 30 lakhs. But after Rio we are told that the amount will be reduced to Rs. 15 lakhs. has gone.” year.

When asked about the terrible experience in Rio, Chaurasia expressed his wish to the IOA officials.

“There was no proper arrangement with the arrangement of the vehicle. It was cold and it kept raining and they did not even arrange for us an umbrella or raincoat. They would behave as if they were ‘Mallik’ (owners) and we were their knocks Were.” “(Servant),” Chaurasia claimed.

“We were asked to wait at the airport for four hours for a vehicle and Lahiri came on her own. We were feeling very bad. Now we will think twice before representing India at the Olympics. We will Don’t like to be bothered by this. As a subject we want to focus on hard work ahead, “he said.

Highlighting the issue of payment, he said that the Sports Ministry had in a written communication promised an amount of Rs 30 lakh towards his expenditure incurred in Rio as well as for the coaching camps that he participated in in the construction of the Olympics. Too.

“Lahiri has not received anything yet and was said to have missed the deadline for submission of papers. It is only because of a friend of mine who has been in the office in Delhi for several days to submit the bill Take a detour, so that I can get it. 5.5 lakhs. “

Chaurasia, however, said that a ray of hope had come a few days ago, an e-mail from the ministry asking him to submit the details again.

“I hope it’s resolved now,” he signed.

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