Sachin didn`t play cricket for free: JD(U) leader Shivanand Tiwari

Janata Dal United on Monday raised questions on conferral of Bharat Ratna to cricketer Sachin Tendulkar saying the award has `become a joke.` Questioning whether Tendulkar deserved the award before hockey legend Dhyan Chand, JD(U) leader Shivanand Tiwari said, "Tendulkar has not played cricket for free. He earned thousands of crores. Why was Dhyan Chand not considered for Bharat Ranta?"

Nov 18, 2013, 13:51 PM IST