Harbhajan Singh, MP for Rajya Sabha and a former Indian international cricketer, said on Saturday that he would contribute with the salary he will receive as a member of the Upper House towards the education of the daughters of farmers. Harbhajan, who was elected to Rajya Sabha last month, said he would do everything possible for the good of the country.
“As a member of Rajya Sabha I want to pay my RS salary to the daughters of farmers for their education and welfare. I have joined to contribute to the betterment of our nation and I will do whatever I can . Jai Hind,” he tweeted. . Singh was among five candidates from the Aam Aadmi party who were elected unopposed in Rajya Sabha of Punjab.
As a member of Rajya Sabha, I want to pay my RS salary to the daughters of farmers for their education and welfare. I joined to contribute to the betterment of our nation and I will do everything I can. Jai Hind🇮🇳🇮🇳
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) April 16, 2022
When submitting his candidacy, he said he would focus on promoting sport and improving sport-related infrastructure. Harbhajan, an off-spinner, hails from Jalandhar and captained Mumbai Indians and Kings Xl Punjab in the Indian Premier League.
Harbhajan played 103 Test matches, 236 One-Day Internationals and 28 Twenty20 Internationals for the Indian team, collecting 417, 269 and 25 wickets respectively in each format. ‘Bhajji’, as he is affectionately known, also has two Test centuries under his belt – 115 and 111 not eliminated, both during the New Zealand tour of India in 2010. He has announced his retirement from all forms game last December,