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I was paid no money for representing India: TJ Sahi

TJ Sahi speaks about the difficulties faced by him and why he quit playing the sport.

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News 08 May 2015, 10:30 IST
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TJ Sahi has blasted the Basketabll officials for not providing any money for playing for India

Indian basketball player Talwinderjit Singh has lashed out at the Basketball Federation of India for not providing him with sufficient monetary payments for representing the country. The 28-year-old added that despite representing India on more than 20 occasions and featuring among the top 10 players list in Asia on a regular basis, he wasn't given any money for his services.

Comparing his plight to the army jawans, the Ludhiana-born player said even the jawans get paid for protecting the border and added that he quit playing for India after being unable to bear the behaviour of the officials.

Here’s the full post by the player.

PLEASE ANSWER I Do know this Playing for your Country INDIA is Pride But can u believe that these BASKETBALL FEDRATION...

Posted by T J SAHI on Thursday, May 7, 2015
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