Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Thursday announced an initiative to support daughters of sex workers in the GB Road area of the city.
The initiative, “PAANKH”, to take care of 25 minor daughters of sex workers of Delhi will be launched on Friday, the cricketer-turned-politician said in a statement.
“Everybody in the society has the right to live a decent life and I want to ensure more opportunities for these children so that they could live their dreams. I will take care of their living, education and their health,” he said.
We will sponsor their school fees, uniforms, food, medical help, including counselling, so that they can achieve their dreams,” he added.
“We aim to empower adolescent girls (5-18 years) by giving them regular counselling so that they complete their education,” the BJP MP from Delhi said.
For the uninitiated, Gambhir is already taking care of the financial expenses of more than 100 children of the brave hearts who sacrificed their lives for our country.