Allow betting in cricket: Vindoo Dara Singh

Actor Vindoo Dara Singh, arrested for allegedly betting in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and now out on bail, says betting on the game should be made legal.

"Cricket is like a religion in India. IPL will be conducted and betting will take place as well," said Vindoo said on Monday on the sets of his film "Balwinder Singh Famous Ho Gaya" here.

Vindoo, who got bail June 4, feels the government should legalise betting in the gentleman's sport.

Vindoo and his wife
Vindoo Dara Singh with his wife. File Pic 

"I think the government should interfere and legalise betting," he said. At the same time, he has vowed not to "watch cricket in my entire life". "So whether IPL 7 will be organised or not, it doesn't matter to me."

Last seen in Ajay Devgn-starrer "Son of Sardaar", Vindoo asserts he is innocent.

"I can guarantee I have not done anything wrong, and that is why I am here and I have started my work. When people will re-build their trust on me, then I will surely get more work. If they won't, then I would get less work but life will go on," he said.

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