The Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports activities has launched the money award for boxers Manisha, Nikhat Zareen and Sonia Chahal for successful medals on the 2019 Asian Boxing Championship. The awards had been launched dated June ninth, 2022, in line with a press release from the ministry.
Boxer Sonia Chahal, who spoke to IHNS on June ninth and tenth, knowledgeable that she was not conscious of the developments and that she was but to obtain the sanctioned cash.
In an earlier assertion to IHNS, the boxer had mentioned, “Nikhat Zareen, Manisha and I had gained bronze medals on the 2019 Asian Championships however until now we have now not acquired the prize cash. A number of the gamers who had been related to that match have acquired the prize cash. Once we requested one official about it on the cellphone, he mentioned that ‘the finances is over’. Now you inform me, the place will we go for our personal prize cash?”
Sonia Chahal is a spectator on the Commonwealth Video games trials on the Indira Gandhi Stadium in New Delhi. A silver medallist on the 2018 World Championships held in New Delhi, she is presently out of the ring as a result of well being points. Sonia’s coach Jagdish Singh additionally has the identical criticism.
The Ministry although has rebutted Jagdish’s claims in a press release saying that he was employed by the Sports activities Authority of India on the time he had utilized for the money reward and after inspecting the appliance, the ministry determined that he was “not eligible for the money award.”
“Shri. Jagdish Singh, the then Chief Boxing Coach, SAI had additionally utilized for money award to him for the mentioned occasion. The Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports activities after examination of his proposal discovered that he being lively SAI coach on the time of the occasion just isn’t eligible for the money award and accordingly he was regretted. It’s price mentioning that Shri Jagdish Singh was a SAI worker, who joined the companies in SAI on 13.11.1986 and retired on 28.02.2021. Being a SAI worker, he was not allowed to do non-public teaching aside from Nationwide Teaching Camps. He’s already into litigation with SAI and the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports activities on the problem regardless of being not eligible for the money award,” the Ministry mentioned in its assertion.
Girls’s boxing trials for the upcoming Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham are being held on the IG Stadium from June 9 to 11 and all eyes are on these trials due to the large names concerned. Indian girls’s boxing legend MC Mary Kom, Tokyo Olympics medallist Lovlina Borgohain and world champion Nikhat Zareen are all a part of these trials.
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