Sachin Tendulkar turned 45 today. He has played some victorious matches in his life. He’s known as the God of Cricket and although he might have retired from the cricket world, he’s in the news headlines every now and then. Here are some facts about Sachin Tendulkar, that not only made him a great player but also proves that he’s a real Gentleman no matter.
Lit Up Over 16,000 Villages
Sachin Tendulkar runs an organization called Spreading Happiness. Sachin Tendulkar recently visited BadaGaon in Barabanki which is 30km from Lucknow to inspect the solar lights that are provided to the villager as a part of Spreading Happiness. Through this organization, Sachin provided lights to over 16,000 villages in India and his only motive is to provide 25,000 Villages with solar light lights.
Down To Earth Nature
One of the best quality about Sachin Tendulkar is that he’s a man of his roots. He never lets anyone feel like he is a big star. Once he was passing on the streets of Bandra when he saw some Construction workers and kids were playing cricket on the roadside. Sachin parked his car aside and started playing with these people. This shows that he might be good on the field but he has a heart of gold in real life.
Sachin’s Adopted Village Declared As Green Village
Sachin keeps himself busy with social work. Recently under the Adarsh Gram Yojna Sachin adopted Andra Pradesh’s Puttumraju Kandriga Village. After that, he put so much of efforts in making this village better that Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) selected this Village of Andra Pradesh as first ‘Green Village’ of India. After this Sachin adopted Donja village of Marathwada Maharashtra.
Stopped And Advised To Wear Helmets
Sachin is a big star but he’s a person who can make any conversation with anyone. Recently he shared a video where he stopped his car and advised women to wear helmets on Two Wheelers. He’s done such appeals on the roads of Mumbai several times. He has also written a letter to the collector suggesting the ways to control the traffic of Mumbai.
Sachin Tendulkar is a minister of Rajya Sabha who is often degraded due to his absence. But he shut the mouth of critics around the country when he gifted all the salary from being a Rajya Sabha member to Pradhan Mantri Relief Fund. This salary was more than 90 lakh rupees. Apart from this, he got 7.4 crores for having accepted more than 145 projects which included construction of classrooms in different villages and other education-related programs.