World cup 2018 winning blind cricketer is a labourer in Gujarat
The game of cricket has changed many lives in India and many individuals coming from lower livelihoods have become millionaires by playing for India or in IPL. However, there are also few instances where cricketers have slipped from good status in life to struggles
India beat Pakistan by 8 wickets in the final of cricket for the blind world cup chasing a big score of 309 in 2018. One of the members of that Indian team Naresh Tumda is sadly going through life struggles at the moment. The Lockdowns in 2020 due to covid19 has increased his poverty. Currently, he sells vegetables and does labourer work in Gujarat’s Navsari Area. He earns Rs 250 per day for his work. World cup 2018 winning blind cricketer is a labourer in Gujarat .
Naresh disclosed that he has approached the state government. The Gujarat chief minister a few times for a job but did not receive any reply. He thought that meeting higher people in society including the Indian President. After the world cup win will change his future but nothing happened.
Currently, Naresh has also sent requests to the Prime Ministers office for a job and is still awaiting a response .
As this news came out in many news websites, many individuals on social media are calling out for help. Even marking the sports minister and the Prime Minister’s tweeter account so that the message reaches the government.