The state of an athlete who has won multiple medals at the national level is such that he is forced to work in a cold room in the freezing cold of Delhi. Rahul, he must have heard the name, but the condition is such that hardly anyone has seen it.
The state of an athlete who has won multiple medals at the national level is such that he is forced to work in a cold room in the freezing cold of Delhi. Rahul, he must have heard the name, but the condition is such that hardly anyone has seen it. Rahul, a multi-medal national athlete, works in cold storage to load milk packages onto trucks for a living.
Delhi’s winters are harsh, but for 25-year-old Rahul, it’s a bit harsher. The Delhi winter is a bit more painful for Rahul, a long and middle distance athlete. Rahul, who has won many medals and brought laurels to Delhi and the country, from the age of 14 i.e. for the past 11 years, he has been working night shift in the cold room of a dairy in West Delhi, carrying packages of milk in trucks. His shift is from 10 pm to 6 am. He continues to work this shift. After working in the cold store all night in the cold, he goes to the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in the morning for his training. However, Rahul says that he needs a day job so he can focus on training him.
You only have one room to stay where you don’t have any closet where you can keep your medals and trophies. His treasure is kept in a rusty trunk. Rahul says that currently all his accumulated capital from him is just medals.
the conditions are very difficult
The working conditions in this cold room are harsh and harsh. Working here is like walking into an open freezer. My hands and feet go numb while working here, but I have no choice but to work here. Tell them that in the year 2017, Rahul had won the Under-20 bronze medal at the cross country nationals. Rahul, about five feet tall, pushes carats of milk on the cart. He said that it is very difficult to do loading work in this cold room. If attention is lost even for a moment, there is a chance that the metal cart will get hurt.
Tell them that Rahul basically belongs to Shikharpur of Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh. He said that he initially lived with his brother in Uttar Pradesh for some time, but his brother was unable to take care of him. After this, at the age of 13, he somehow made it to Bangla Sahib Gurdwara. Here he spent his life staying for about eight months and eating food in the langar. He said that many times he used to cook food for the people in the langar. While living in Gurudwara, Rahul also continued his studies. Along with studies, I had the opportunity to work at the dairy.
work for only 500 rupees
Let us tell you that Rahul is paid only 500 rupees for each day for doing risky work in the cold room overnight. Not only this, they are paid only for the day they work. Neither is paid for unavailability of work.
First medal won in 2016
In the midst of difficult circumstances, Rahul began training with the owner’s son. Thanks to this training, Rahul won the bronze medal in the under-20 10k race for the first time in the year 2016. He continued to do very well in the game. Under the sports quota, Rahul got the opportunity to work at the Ramjas College of the University of Delhi. However, he was unable to deposit the fees and had to leave the university.