Former India Hockey captain Dhanraj Pillay thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Sports Ministry and the Indian Railways for his or her support and help to former Countrywide captain Mohammad Shahid.
Pillay on Friday had appealed to Top Minister Modi to provide assistance for the remedy of Shahid, who is preventing for survival because of liver and kidney issues.
The 56-yr-vintage former ahead became admitted to Medanta Medicity Hospital in Gurgaon after a bout of jaundice and dengue made his situation worse. He changed into airlifted on Tuesday evening from Varanasi.
The Sports minister introduced Rs 10 lakh for the overhead fees, even as the Indian Railways, with whom Shahid is hired, has sorted fees incurred on the remedy at once. UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has also sanctioned Rs five Lakh for Mohd. Shahid’s treatment.
“I thank the honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji, Sports activities Minister Shri Jitendra Singh ji, indian railways and railways minister Shri Suresh Prabhu ji and Uttar Pradesh Leader Minister Shri Akhilesh Yadav ji for their prompt aid and assistance to Shahid bhai’s remedy,” Pillay said.
A master of stick manipulate, Shahid was taken into consideration one of the most excellent proponents of the sport for his capacity to ward off and weave beyond any opponent. He turned into a part of 1980 Olympic gold-medal winning group and also won silver and bronze inside the 1982 and 1986 Asian Video games, respectively.