Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday met 16-year-old Bharat Singh, who has been praised by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his bowling skills, and said the boy will be trained at the cricket academy at the Sawai Mansingh (SMS) stadium.
Mr Singh is from Rajsamand district in Rajasthan. Mr Gandhi retweeted a video on Wednesday, in which the boy was seen honing his bowling skills using a fishing net.
हमारे देश के कोने-कोने में अद्भुत प्रतिभा छिपी हुई है, जिसे पहचानना और बढ़ावा देना हमारा कर्तव्य है।@ashokgehlot51 जी से मेरा निवेदन है, इस बच्चे का सपना साकार करने के लिए कृपया उसकी सहायता करें। https://t.co/vlEKd8UkmS
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) July 27, 2022
Impressed by his talent, Mr Gandhi asked Mr Gehlot to help make his dream come true. Mr Singh met Mr Gehlot at the Chief Minister’s home in Jaipur.
Mr Gehlot said Mr Singh will get training from expert coaches at the cricket academy, adding that all facilities, including accommodation and food, will also be provided to him.