Gurgram: Athletes from Haryana were in for a shock after a bizarre move from the Haryana Government, which has them to deposit one-third of their income earned from professional sports or commercial endorsements to the Haryana State Sports Council.
In a notice issued by the government, which is dated dated 30 April 2018, the money deposited by the sportspersons will be used for Haryana Sports Council for development of sports in the state.
A large chunk of athletes, who are coming from the state of Haryana have been winning accolades for India at the international level in various sports like Wrestling, Boxing, Kabaddi, etc.
#Haryana Govt notification dated 30 April 2018 asks sports-persons to deposit one-third of their income earned from professional sports or commercial endorsements to the Haryana State Sports Council, amount to be used for development of sports in the state. pic.twitter.com/I254k976lZ
— ANI (@ANI) June 8, 2018
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