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Pillay thanks PM Modi

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  6 July 2016 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, July 5: Former Indian hockey team skipper Dhanraj Pillay on Tuesday thanked Prime Minister rendra Modi, the Sports Ministry and Indian Railways for providing fincial assistance to ailing legend Mohammad Shahid.
"I thank the honorable Prime Minister Shri rendra Modi ji, Sports Minister Shri Jitendra Singh ji, Indian Railways and Railways Minister Shri Suresh Prabhu ji and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Shri Akhilesh Yadav ji for their prompt support and assistance to Shahid bhai's treatment," Pillay said in a letter. On Friday, Pillay had appealed to the Prime Minster along with other ministries and associations, seeking help for the treatment of the Arju award winner who was suffering from chronic liver and kidney problems. Immediately responding to Pillay's plea, the Railway Ministry, that currently employs Shahid, took care of all expenses incurred on his treatment and the Sports Ministry announced Rs 10 lakh for overhead expenses. IANS

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