We shall know in a few weeks. The more experience you have in competitions, the easier it would be for you to compete at a higher level," said Meghana. The hockey squad says they are thrilled for the twenty20 win but they feel the time is right for all non-cricket sports to launch their protest against this step motherly treatment.
Today, we all know her as Step motherly treatment to hockey Karmakar. Cricket is not our national game, but it is celebrated as a festival, thanks to our Board, Government, sponsors and the media.
She herself admits that CWG qualification was a big step in her career as a professional gymnast. And the greatest irony, the huge hit recorded for a film on hockey has now become symbolic for every cricket win. The stunning live coverage of cricket is also a reason for the demise of other sports. However, "we are grateful ever to the President of India for her sending individual letters congratulating the hockey players for their Asia cup win, without losing a match".
Chief Coach of the national team Joaquim Carvalho was peeved that while title victory of his wards in the Asia Cup was ignored, Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel and the state governments of Maharashtra, Haryana, Jharkhand and Karnataka announced cash awards for the cricketers for winning the Twenty20 World Cup.
To solve this issue, Meghana believes that the Gymnastics Federation of India GFI needs to send more of the Indians to train and compete in tournaments abroad.
IMHO toomuch attention is given to cricket and this is robbing us of our real heritage that is hockey. The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind -William James.
The hockey team which recently won the prestigious Asia Cup tournament after four years went practically unnoticed except for a letter from President Kalam.
Cricket has also been used as a bridge between two nations, as seen in the recent India-Pakistan series. If this cricket mania continues India can never do well in the Olympics for years to come.
As far as i know Rahul Dravid has 4 houses in extremely posh localities and several acres of farm land on the outskirts. National Chief Coach, Joaquim Carvalho strongly objected to the announcement of cash awards by the Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel and the state governments of Maharashtra, Haryana, Jharkhand and Karnataka to the cricketers while ignoring the victory of his wards in the Asian Continental Championship early this month.
Meg is lucky, but what about the others? However, being a pioneer comes with its own set of difficulties. The Indian twenty20 squad has been awarded around Rs 80 lakh per head by the Indian cricket board for winning the world cup, and very well deserved too, but compare that to the Rs 50, the entire hockey squad earned for their Asia Cup win earlier this month.
There is too much of waffle and politics and less concrete programs to identify, train and maintain future champions.
I dont think obsession about cricket is the main reasonfor the decline of hockey and other sports although that could be one of the triggers.
In addition to all this they all get a Sahara home The media, Board, Government and sponsors are the culprits for cricket ruling the roost, to the detriment of other sports in India Players of international fame and calibre in other sports are not given the proper media support and attention as well as proper facilities for further development.
Its not that we dont have the talent, its just that we have not sincerely taken it as a priority. Due to the lack of infrastructure in rhythmic gymnastics in the country, Meghana has had to look outside, in order to improve herself.
I blame the government too, they go overboard when it comes to cricket When Gopi Chand won the all-England badminton championship in Britain no one cheered or cared because in the same week Harbajan Singh took a hat-trick and V.
Compare this with the Pampering the Indian Cricket team gets The year saw the rise of yet another gymnast in India. Laxman scored in the Kolkata Test against Australia. YES, cricket is indeed killing other sports in India.
Varvara Filiou feels that the the GFI needs to send more rhythm gymnasts to train and compete abroad. However, her hunger and her drive to keep performing better, pushes her on. Air India which employs some of the cricket team members has announced out of turn promotions for them.
Less incentives for hockey players at the grass roots level My parents always wanted me to play hockey, now I see no one cares about hockey and children are encouraged to play playstation rather than take up a sport.
Meghana Reddy created history yet again, as she became the first rhythmic gymnast from the country to qualify for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. Poor promotion of the game in contrast to other sports, primarily cricket 3.
It was during this tournament, that she actually went up to her parents and told them that this was what she wanted to do for the rest of her life. It is a shame that our country which has one-sixth of the total world population has to try hard to get even a single bronze medal in the Olympics.
None of the state governments came forward to either felicitate or award the players.Delhi is a victim of "step- motherly treatment" by the Centre, the city’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia claimed, adding that the Central government is co.
Is “stepmother treatment” Indian English? up vote 5 down vote favorite. When I googled stepmother treatment, In Indian English, the word/phrase stepmotherly, with its variants step-motherly, and step motherly is so pervasive, that I initially thought that it was a part of BrE.
The year-old Dutch coach, who is here on his second stint – March 1, to Sept 1, — was getting Indian Rs lakh per month by the Indian Hockey Federation before taking up the present assignment with Pakistan.
Step motherly treatment to hockey Hockey always seems to be relegated to second best in the tussle for headline space with cricket. But on Indian cricket's big day it was hockey which scored. But on Indian.
The hockey squad says they are thrilled for the twenty20 win but they feel the time is right for all non-cricket sports to launch their protest against this step motherly treatment.
Research J. Humanities and Social Sciences ; 3(2): Jaya Kosley Other Games Are Given Step Mother Treatment Compared To Cricket in India Jaya Kosley, Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur ABSTRACT: We are not “cricket-haters”.Download