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Hardik, Rahul fined Rs 20 lakh each for their controversial comments


NEW DELHI: India cricketers Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul had been on Saturday fined Rs 20 lakh each and every through the BCCI Ombudsman DK Jain for their debatable feedback on a popular TV display.

In the order printed at the professional BCCI web site, Jain wrote that no additional motion will be taken towards Pandya and Rahul, who have already served a provisional suspension and tendered an unconditional apology for their unfastened feedback on ladies.


Instead, he directed the World Cup certain players to play a positive of Rs 20 lakh each and every that included a cost of Rs 1 lakh each and every to "each of the most deserving widows of ten constables in para-military forces who have lost their lives while on duty, through 'Bharat Ke Veer App".

Jain also instructed them to deposit Rs 10 lakh each and every in the fund "created by the Cricket Association for the blind".

All bills are to be made inside of four weeks from the date of the order -- April 19, 2019.

The Supreme Court-appointed Ombudsman had issued notices to Pandya and Rahul earlier this month to seem for deposition for their debatable feedback at the chat display.

Pandya and Rahul had been provisionally suspended through the Committee of Administrators (CoA) for their remarks prior to the suspension was once lifted pending an inquiry through the Ombudsman.

Both players was subjects of national complaint following their remarks on ladies.


The debatable episode was once aired in the first week of January, triggering outrage, which brought about the CoA to call the duo again from the excursion of Australia, handing them provisional suspensions.


The two tendered unconditional apologies and their ban was once provisionally lifted pending inquiry.


Once Jain assumed his function, the CoA handed over the matter to Ombudsman for the of entirety of inquiry.


The two players have also spoken publicly at the incident, recalling probably the most toughest phases of their respective careers.


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