The chief minister, who had earlier tweeted his concern, has directed the Barnala district administration to ensure all necessary assistance is available to the Dhyan Chand Award winner. Earlier, the CM had asked the deputy commissioner to visit the athlete.
The former athlete, who had also served as havaldar in the 6 Sikh Regiment, was conferred the Dhyan Chand Award in 2008.
On the day, the chief minister reiterated his government's commitment to welfare of former sportspersons in the state.
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