Jalandhar, July 23, 2021 (Yes Punjab News)
Just before the inauguration of the Tokyo Olympics, Manjeet Kaur, the mother of
Indian hockey team Skipper Manpreet Singh, extended her blessings & best wishes to the Indian Hockey Team and other player participating the Tokyo Olympics.
In a well organised sports function here at local Surjit Hockey Stadium by the Surjit Hockey Society, the Secretary General Iqbal Singh Sandhu and Chief P.R.O Surinder Singh in a joint statement disclosed here today that to wish the Indian hockey team a good performance and success in the Tokyo Olympics, addressing a large gathering of members of the society, players of Surjit Hockey Academy & their parents and coaches, Manjit Kaur, the mother of Indian Hockey Captain Manpreet Singh said that she is very happy to visit this Surjit Hockey Academy today as his son Manpreet Singh is from the same Surjit Hockey Academy who after learning hockey, is now captaining the Indian hockey team at the Tokyo Olympics today and Manpreet has also the privilege to lead the Indian Olympic contingent by holding the Indian tricolour. On the occasion, she also extended her blessings and best wishes to the Indian hockey team and other players participating in the Tokyo Olympic Games.
On this occasion she also distributed 31 kg laddos to the players and guest of the academy. Earlier, Manjit Kaur was given a hearty welcome by the players waving hockey sticks, tricolour flags, showering flowers. Later on, all the players and chief guest Manjit Kaur cut a cake and wished for the best performance of Indian hockey in the Olympics. Meanwhile, Harjot Kaur, a player of Surjit Hockey Academy, also gave a wonderful speech on Indian hockey.
Surjit Hockey Society’s Senior Vice Presidents Lakhwinder Pal Singh Khaira & Amrik Singh Pawar, General Secretary Iqbal Singh Sandhu, Chief P.R.O. Surinder Singh Bhapa, Chief Hockey Coach Olympian Rajinder Singh, District Sports Officer Jalandhar Umesh Kumar, Coach Davinder Singh, Jatin Mahajan, Nitin Mahajan of Alpha Hockey and Nitin Mahajan honoured chief guest Manjit Kaur by presenting a hockey stick.