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Hockey Legend Charanjit Singh Passes Away

  • Two-time Olympic medallist and Padma Shri award winner Charanjit Singh has passed away on 27 January 2022.
  • He led the Indian team to a historic gold medal in 1964 Tokyo Olympics, beating Pakistan in the final and also featured in the Indian team that won silver in the 1960 Games in Rome.
  • He was also a part of the 1962 Asian Games silver-winning team.