Sahara India Pariwar Congratulates Team India on Bringing The First T20 World Cup Trophy Home Announces gift of houses to each of the 15 Players at Sahara City Homes townships

Total worth of the gift to the team is approx Rs. 4 crores

Lucknow , Tuesday, September 25, 2007: Sahara India Pariwar, the main sponsor of the Indian Cricket Team congratulated the victorious boys of the first T20 World Cup team in their own inimitable style of true patriotism. Each of the 15 players is being gifted a home in the mammoth home grown infrastructure project of Sahara – Sahara City Homes. The team members are free to choose the location of their homes from across 217 cities in India. The total worth of each house is around Rs. 25 lacs.

Speaking on this occasion, The Chief Guardian, 'Saharasri" Subrata Roy Sahara, Managing Worker & Chairman, Sahara India Pariwar said, "We have always upheld the belief that in sports lies the spirit of the nation and we have continued to support Indian cricket for over 14 years now, both the men & women team along with the Indian hockey team."

"We are delighted with the spirit and commitment that our boys have shown on the shores of South Africa by winning the first T20 World Cup ever played. They have made not only us but an entire nation of over 1 billion proud. We applaud them and all that they stand for and wish to felicitate this truly stupendous effort".

The team members who are being honored are Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the team captain, Yuvraj Singh, the Vice Captain, Piyush Chawla, Gautam Gambhir, Dinesh Karthik, Irfan Pathan, Yusuf Pathan, Virender Sehwag, Joginder Sharma, Harbhajan Singh, Rohit Sharma, RP Singh, Ajit Agarkar, Sreesanth and Robin Uthappa

Sahara City Homes is the world's largest chain of self-suffiecient high quality townships across 217 cities in India. These townships have been planned on 100 to 300 acre of land depending on the city. 55% - 60% of its total land area is open & surrounded by breathtaking ambience, laden with greenery and open spaces. Each township is replete with all the amenities across a main gate & multi-level security in the township, a school, a mall & multiplex, a hotel & club, an exclusive club, a hospital, a central park equipped with floodlights, a club & community centre, a shuttle service through buses to key city location for residents, 100% power back – up, air conditioned residential & commercial buildings, piped cooking gas supply for every kitchen, purified water supply, petrol filling station, seamless connectivity, rain water harvesting, old age home and a Sahara Care House. Sahara City Homes symbolize Quality, Style, Comfort, and International Lifestyle. Further details at:

Sahara India Pariwar is a multi-business conglomerate with an asset base of over Rs. 50,000 crores (USD 10.87 billion) and diversified business interests that include Finance, Infrastructure & Housing, Media & Entertainment, Tourism & Hospitality, Consumables, and Services & Trading. Further details at :