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Tearful Adieu to former Olympian Balbir Singh Kullar

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Jalandhar, March 2, 2020 (Yes Punjab News)

The mortal remains of eminent Hockey Player and Olympian Mr. Balbir Singh, were consigned to flames with full honours today here at his native village Sansarpur in the district, amidst thousands of mourners, sympathizers and Hockey lovers who reached here to pay homage to the departed soul.

The veteran Olympian who had represented India twice in Olympics had passed away on Sunday.

MLA from Jalandhar Cantonment Mr. Pargat Singh laid the wreath on the departed Olympian on behalf of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Sub Divisional Magistrate Dr. Jai Inder Singh laid the wreath on the departed Olympian on behalf of Punjab Governor and Commissioner of Police Mr Gurpreet Singh Bhullar laid the wreath on behalf of Director General of Police, Punjab.

Mourning the death, the MLA and Commissioner of Police described it as a huge loss for the country in general and for the Indian Hockey in particular.

They said that with the death of Mr. Kullar a void has been created in the field of sports that would be difficult to be filled in the near future. They said that the hard work and dedication of Mr. Kullar for Hockey would act as a lighthouse for our coming generations and inspire them to excel in the field of Sports.

On the occasion Deputy Commissioner of Police Mr. Amrik Singh Powar and Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police Mr. PS Bhandall, former olympians Mr. Surinder Singh Sodhi, Mr. Mukhbain Singh, Mr. Davinder Singh, Mr. Ajit Pal Singh, Mr. Balbir Singh, Mr. Gurdev Singh Gill, Mr. Baldev Singh and Mr. Gurmail Singh, Mrs. Rajbir Kaur, Mr. Jarnail Singh Surjit Hockey Secretary Mr. Surinder Bhapa, Mr. Ranjeet Singh Rana and others were also present.

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