National Level Archer Mamta Tuddu Forced To Sell Snacks To Make Ends Meet

Mamta Tuddu, a national level archery champion from Jharkhand, is forced to sell snacks due to financial constraints.

Vatsal Thakore

March 16, 2021

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After the coronavirus pandemic hit the world in 2020, millions of people, all around the world have been stuck in financial crises. A lot of people lost their jobs and many had to leave behind their professions due to their economic conditions. Recently, one such story surfaced about a national level archery champion, Mamta Tuddu. Read on to know about her story.

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Mamta Tuddu is an archery champion from Dhanbad in Jharkhand. She has won multiple gold medals at junior and sub-junior levels of archery competition. However, despite being so talented, Mamta Tuddu is forced to sell snacks in her village to earn a living. Mamta was being trained at the Center of Excellence for Archery in Ranchi, Jharkhand.

Due to the pandemic in 2020, when a nationwide lockdown began in India, the archery institute of Ranchi was also shut down. Mamta Tuddu had returned to her home during the lockdown, but even after it was lifted and the institute was opened, she was not able to resume her training. This was because of the bad financial conditions that befell her family due to the pandemic.

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Mamta’s father is a retired BCCL employee and has seven children. Mamta is the eldest of her seven brothers and sisters. All of her siblings also had to quit their schools too, due to financial constraints. Being a national level champion, Mamta hopes to get some support from the government, so she could resume her training and represent the country in archery in the future.

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