Former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi sparked a new controversy by sharing a document that suggest MS Dhoni was an employee of India Cements – the company which owned IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK).
The ‘appointment letter’ claims MS Dhoni was offered the post of Vice President (Marketing) at India Cements corporate office in Chennai with effect from July, 2012. As per the ‘contract’, MS Dhoni was offered a basic pay of Rs 43,000 per month and Dearness Allowance of Rs 21,970. Dhoni, the contract alleges, was also subject to Special Pay of Rs 20,000.
Lalit Modi shared this picture with a caption: “It seems only in #india #contempt after contempt continues by the #old #guards of @bcci – How ? My best guess is #northblock. But most #puzzling is this #employment #contract of #MSD – WHY ? he earns 100’s of crores a year will he #agree to be #SRINI’S #employee. bet there are many such contracts”.