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HindustanTimes Fri,22 Aug 2014

Maharashtra fails to get Sachin as de- addiction ambassador

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Mumbai, June 26, 2013
First Published: 09:35 IST(26/6/2013) | Last Updated: 11:29 IST(27/6/2013)

De-addiction and social justice minister Shivajirao Moghe could not give a specific reason when HT asked him why he had failed to rope in Tendulkar.

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However, according to sources Tendulkar is ready to endorse the programme, but needs clarity on government agencies involved.

Tendulkar, a Congressnominated Rajya Sabha member, doesn’t want any compensation though.
“It’s a tricky issue,” said Moghe, but did not elaborate further.

Sindhutai Sapkal, a social worker, was appointed ambassador in the female category.


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