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Ignored by authorities: Indian para-athlete Kanchanmala Pande forced to beg in Berlin

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Ignored by authorities: Indian para-athlete Kanchanmala Pande forced to beg in Berlin

New Delhi: In a stunning occurrence, Indian para-athlete Kanchanmala Pande was compelled to ask in Berlin subsequent to coming up short on cash as the money endorsed by the legislature did not contact her.

As indicated by a report in India Today, because of indiscretion from the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI), Kanchanmala, who is totally blind and swims in the S11 class, had a terrible time after as she confronted extreme wretchedness.

The report included that Kanchanmala, alongside five others taking part in the Para Swimming Championships in the German capital from July 3-9, had a forgettable time as the administration cash endorsed for their visit did not contact them.

Expert Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra pummeled the episode on Twitter and furthermore looked for the intercession of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sports Minister Vijay Goel by labeling them in his post.

Abhinav Bindra: This is UNACCEPTABLE. People must be held accountable. @VijayGoelBJP @narendramodi

Goel rushed to answer back as he stated, "I've instructed my Ministry to verify the facts of this epsiode and then comment on the matter."

Kanchamala, who turned into the main female swimmer from India to fit the bill for the World Para Swimming Championships this year, imparted her trial to Mail Today.

'I never thought I would face such issues. I needed to take an advance of Rs 5 lakh so I could take an interest in the competition.

'I had to qualify for the World Championships and I don't know why PCI didn't understand its importance,'  Kanchamala, who is additionally an associate with the Reserve Bank of India in Nagpur, disclosed to Mail Today.

'I was not given any official affirmation on the off chance that I will get a repayment for the cost I bore. I needed to pay around Rs 70,000 (£844) for the inn and more than Rs 40,000 (£482) for sustenance.