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Asian Gold Medallist Slams Modi Government

May 6 : Asian Power-Lifting Championship gold medallist Arti Arun slammed the Narendra Modi government for lack of financial support to the sports persons.

The power-lifter also further raised a question, asking, “How long can I continue to spend so much”? She also said, “so many power-lifters go unrecognised”.

According to a tweet by ANI, Arti Arun, who is also a dental surgeon, expressed her disappointment after bagging the summit spot in the Asian Championship. She also felt let down after representing India in the Asian level for not receiving enough appreciation for her efforts. Arti also claimed that she spent in lakh from her earnings but haven’t got any support from the government.

“Arti Arun, Dental Surgeon and Power-lifter: After winning gold medal in Asian Power-lifting Championship in Hong Kong. I felt let down, I represented India, haven’t been appreciated for it. Spent around Rs 1,50,000 lakh from my earnings. Haven’t got any support from govt,” Arti Arun said.

 

Arti Arun, Dental Surgeon&Power-lifter: After winning gold medal in Asian Power-lifting Championship in Hong Kong. I felt let down, I represented India, haven’t been appreciated for it. Spent around Rs 1,50,000* from my earnings. Haven’t got any support from govt.

 

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