‘Hope my efforts make things better’
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Somdev Devvarman talks about why he wants AITA to respond positively to the players' demands. Excerpts
Have the AITA officials got back to you after you mailed them your demands?
* I have not heard from them since I had the meeting. I am not a guy who believes in open confrontation. That's not my style. I just want to fix some problems. I can't let problems be ignored.
What is your goal?
* Our goal is to make things better for everybody. We just hope that is going to happen. I do not want to point fingers and make this more ugly than it already is. I think it is my obligation to not take things lying down and inform people when I feel like things are not up to par in my opinion. That is what I did. I thought it was a collective problem and there was an easy answer to it. I cannot shy away from taking responsibility. I think I owed that to myself and my other team mates.
How do you see this ending?
* I hope my efforts help players get a better deal. All of us are putting in great effort and are trying our best. I think it is only fair that everybody else (in the association) does that too. I just want to make the whole thing better. Hopefully, it gets to that point.
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