• Tuesday, December 06, 2022

INDIA

Tendulkar finishes maiden political speech online after chaos in parliament

Sachin Tendulkar

By: Sarwar Alam

Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Friday resorted to Facebook to finish his much-anticipated maiden speech as a parliamentarian after his first attempt was thwarted by chaotic scenes in the upper house. The “little master”, widely revered as one of the greatest batsmen of all time, rose to his feet Thursday in India’s parliament to give his inaugural address since being awarded an honorary seat in 2012. But the 44-year-old’s god-like status in India meant little in the chamber, where he was drowned out by feuding politicians who forced parliament to adjourn just as Tendulkar was finding his stride. “Sachin out for duck…

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