Hakam Bhattal, an Asian Games gold medallist and the beneficiary of the esteemed Dhyan Chand Award, is at present engaging against kidney and liver infirmities and has not gotten any consideration from the administration, not to mention bolster.
Conceded at a private doctor’s facility in Punjab’s Sangrur, and with his benefits being a measly seven thousand multi month, Bhattal needs some help from the legislature keeping in mind the end goal to profit better social insurance.
Addressing ANI, his significant other said that the administration does not tend to competitors, looking after them just for whatever length of time that they win decorations.
“In what manner will individuals be urged to take up sports if nobody even comes to mind a competitor who has won two gold awards for the nation? We are not rich and don’t have any land. It is hard to get great medicinal care,” said Bhattal’s better half.
A gold decoration victor in the 1978 Asian Games in Bangkok, and the 1979 Asian Track and Field Championships in Tokyo, Bhattal was likewise granted the Dhyan Chand Award for Lifetime Achievement in Sports and Games by then President Pratibha Patil in August 2008.