Sachin Tendulkar story does not end with his last Test, says Sports Minister Jitendra Singh

Sports Minister Jitendra Singh is looking forward to work with Sachin Tendulkar and has plans to organise a function in honour of the Master Blaster, who is retiring from international cricket next month.

updated: October 17, 2013 21:31 IST
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New Delhi: Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Thursday expressed his desire to organise a felicitation function in honour of Sachin Tendulkar and hoped that the legendary batsman will work with the ministry in future to promote sports in the country.

"I look forward to Sachin Tendulkar working with the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports to promote sports in this country. But for that modalities need to be discussed," said Jitendra in New Delhi on Thursday.

"He is an icon for this country, for the youth of this country. I am also a huge fan of him myself. We are also planning some sort of an award and felicitation programme for him," he added.

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