Sachin Tendulkar donates entire Rajya Sabha salary to PM Relief Fund after finishing term as MP

Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar once proved why the nation and the whole world admire him. Recently, the term of Sachin as Rajya Sabha MP ended and to bring a positive change in the society, he donated his entire salary and allowances to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund. During his 6 years of term as Rajya Sabha MP, he had drawn around Rs.90 lakh in salary + monthly allowances.

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A letter of acknowledgement is released from Prime Minister’s Office mentioning regards to Tendulkar for his esteemed and thoughtful gesture. The funds would be immensely helpful in providing aid to people in distress.

During his term, Tendulkar has been criticized several times for his absence in the Parliament, but, with such a great step, he made excellent utilization of MP Local Area Development fund. The former Indian cricketer has attended just about 7.3% sessions since his joining as a Rajya Sabha Member in 2012, i.e., he has attended just about 29 Parliament sessions out of 400 and raised 22 questions introducing zero bills during his term.

According to recent data released, Tendulkar has claimed to approve 185 projects across the nation with Rs.7.4 crores out of the allocated fund of Rs.30 crores being utilized for educational improvements and structural developments like building schools and renovating classrooms. Moreover, under Sansad Gram Adarsh Gram Yojana, he also had adopted two villages namely Donja in Maharashtra and Puttam Raju Kandriga in Andhra Pradesh.

In April 2012, Tendulkar accepted to be the part of Rajya Sabha and became the first active sportsperson to have been nominated for Rajya Sabha by the President of India. On 4 June 2012, he took the oath of office. Since then, he was always criticized for his poor attendance at the Parliament sessions.

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Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar once proved why the nation and the whole world admire him. Recently, the term of Sachin as Rajya Sabha MP ended and to bring a positive change in the society, he donated his entire salary and allowances to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund. During his 6 years of term as Rajya Sabha MP, he had drawn around Rs.90 lakh in salary + monthly allowances.

A letter of acknowledgement is released from Prime Minister’s Office mentioning regards to Tendulkar for his esteemed and thoughtful gesture. The funds would be immensely helpful in providing aid to people in distress.

During his term, Tendulkar has been criticized several times for his absence in the Parliament, but, with such a great step, he made excellent utilization of MP Local Area Development fund. The former Indian cricketer has attended just about 7.3% sessions since his joining as a Rajya Sabha Member in 2012, i.e., he has attended just about 29 Parliament sessions out of 400 and raised 22 questions introducing zero bills during his term.

According to recent data released, Tendulkar has claimed to approve 185 projects across the nation with Rs.7.4 crores out of the allocated fund of Rs.30 crores being utilized for educational improvements and structural developments like building schools and renovating classrooms. Moreover, under Sansad Gram Adarsh Gram Yojana, he also had adopted two villages namely Donja in Maharashtra and Puttam Raju Kandriga in Andhra Pradesh.

In April 2012, Tendulkar accepted to be the part of Rajya Sabha and became the first active sportsperson to have been nominated for Rajya Sabha by the President of India. On 4 June 2012, he took the oath of office. Since then, he was always criticized for his poor attendance at the Parliament sessions.

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