Geeta Kumari.

Athlete Geeta Kumari sells vegetables in streets to make ends meet, Jharkhand CM lends monetary support

The Covid-19 lockdown has introduced distress to plenty of households. During the preliminary section of the lockdown, a number of migrant labourers and residents confronted concern with settlement and needed to return to their homeland. However, because the restrictions and guidelines had been strick they may not discover any transport and needed to face plenty of despair throughout that interval. The lockdown had additionally compelled monetary burden on plenty of people and a number of other athletes have additionally suffered throughout this section.

Budding athlete Geeta Kumari was compelled to promote greens within the streets of Jharkhand’s Ramgarh district to make ends meet, PTI reported.

As per report, Chief Minister Hemant Soren’s intervention helped Kumari to get Rs 50,000 from the Ramgarh district administration and likewise a month-to-month stipend of Rs 3,000 to pursue her athletics profession.

Soren obtained data on his twitter deal with that Kumari has became a roadside vegetable vendor as a consequence of monetary issues. The chief minister directed the Ramgarh deputy commissioner to help Kumari financially in order that she might pursue her athletics profession.

The Ramgarh Deputy Commissioner (DC) Sandeep Singh gave a cheque of Rs 50,000 to Kumari on Monday and likewise introduced Rs 3,000 month-to-month stipend to the athlete and organized for her coaching at a sports activities centre, an official launch stated.

Kumari had gained eight gold medals at state-level strolling competitions and gained a silver medal and a bronze medal in competitions held in Kolkata, the discharge saidWishing the athlete all success on this planet of sports activities, the deputy commissioner stated, “There are several sportspersons in Ramgarh who are capable of winning laurels for the country, and the administration will ensure they get support.”

Kumari’s cousin Dhanjay Prajapati stated, “She sells vegetables and also is a final year BA student in Ananda College, Hazaribag, in the neighbouring district. Her family is financially weak and my sister wants to pursue her pet event. Now that the administration has given assistance she is very happy.”Earlier this month the Jharkhand authorities had offered monetary help to nationwide degree archer Sonu Khatoon of Dhanbad district, who was compelled to promote greens to earn a dwelling for her household.

(with PTI inputs)