Indian Junior World cupper join others to help poor and the needy

Ankur Bhattacharya

Bandel(Hooghly)/Kolkata, 30 March: Avijit Sarkar,the 19 year Footballer who represented India in the Under 19 Junior World Cup Football tournament last year,distributed free rations to a large number of poor and the needy families near his home at Bandel in Hooghly district,about 50 km from Kokalta, today setting a heart rendering examples to many others.
Avijit who himself once belonged to a very poor family and had to struggle hard to earn his livelihood,has become somewhat settled in life now with regular income after he represented the country in the Junior World Cup and joined India’s leading football club East Bengal.
‘How can I forget those days when I had to run from pillar to post to earn my livelihood at an early age’, he said while distributing daily ration comprising rice,pulses,sugar,oil,potatoes and other vegetable to a large number of people in his locality today.
Hailing the efforts of Avijit, and encouraged by his unique gesture,several local residents also came up to strengthen his hands and contributed in his efforts to help the poor and needy with daily ration and some money.