Mayawati willing to sponsor hockey team----news. At last a white knight to save the sinking Indian hockey? Your views.
I don't see MAyawati making that statement other than for gaining political mileage. I have read and re-read Mayawati's biography and nowhere in her bio does it state she has managed a sports team. ANd never in her career has she even tried. So her making that statement is just a political mileage ad campaign.
Indian hockey suffers from a variety of factors:
1. Political games and excessive factioning- Senior players and assistant coach forming an alliance against juniors players and coaches for example.
2. COMPLETE apathy towards the sport from Govt. In that angle, why is cricket thriving so much in India? Because u hve a lot of Indians watching it in their homes and in stands. But hockey matches usually are very dull in comparison. In a national mat ...more
Everybody wants to gain milage out of this and nobody wants to remain behind...Mayawati is no exception to it......