A flat for Indian spinner Harmeet Singh who played under 19 World cup or Rs 1 crore is the demand being made for the victorious cricketer, a resident of Evershine Nagar in Malad. He was part of the under-19 cricket team that won the World Cup in Australia.
Local Congress MLA Aslam Sheikh took Harmeet Singh and his father Harjeet Singh to meet chief minister Prithviraj Chavan at Vidhan Bhavan. The legislator has demanded that Harmeet, who lives with his parents and grandparents in a small flat, be given an apartment under the CM’s discretionary quota or a sum of Rs 1 crore so he can buy a new and big flat. MLA Aslam Sheikh said when the Indian senior cricket team won the World Cup, CMs announced rewards of Rs 2 crore for cricketers from their state. “For the under-19 players, it should be at least Rs 1 Crore.