Former Indian team opener Gautam Gambhir cremated his domestic help. The mortal remains of his domestic help could not reach his home in Odisha due to the lock-down to prevent the impact of the corona virus epidemic.
BJP Lok Sabha member Gautam Gambhir paid tribute to his employee Saraswati Patra from his official Twitter handle, who had been working at his residence for the past 6 years.
Gautam Gambhir tweeted, ‘I can’t have a domestic help looking after my children. She was part of the family. It was my duty to perform her last rites.
Gambhir, 38, further wrote, ‘I have always believed that a person, of any caste, religion, class, social status, deserves respect. With this we can make better society and country. om Shanti.’ According to media reports, 49-year-old Patra was from Jajpur district of Odisha.
Saraswati Patra was admitted to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital a few days ago and has been battling diabetes and high blood pressure for a long time. On April 21, she breathed his last during treatment. Union Petroleum and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan appreciated Gautam Gambhir.
Let me tell you that for Team India, Gautam Gambhir has played 58 matches in Tests in which he has scored 4154 runs at an average of 42 while in 147 ODIs he has scored 5238 runs. Not only this, this batsman has scored 932 runs in 37 T20 Internationals. Gautam Gambhir has been part of the World Winners Team for the year 2011. Not only this, this player has also shown his brilliance in IPL and this player has scored 4217 runs in 154 matches and has also given IPL title to his team Kolkata.