NEW DELHI: The IndusInd Bank Indian Blind Cricket team met PM Narendra Modi at the PMO today morning. Present along with the Prime Minister were Vijay Goel, Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports;Thawar Chand Ghelot, Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment; and Krishan Pal Gurjar, Minister of State, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
The entire Blind Cricket Team of India was extremely happy after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the second time. The team had met the PM after winning the 2014 ODI Championship.
The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment handed over a cheque of Rupees 2 lakhs to each of the 17 cricketers, coach and assistant coach.
Mahantesh G K, Chairman of World Blind Cricket Council and President of Cricket Association for the Blind India, was also present during the meet.
The Indian Cricket Team lifted the Cricket World Cup for the Blind for the second time this year, and retained their position as the World T20 champions.