Balbir Singh Sr was one of the most embellished hockey players in the heritage of the match.© PTI
Hockey icon Balbir Singh Senior, who died at ninety six following battling a number of wellness issues, was on Monday cremated in Chandigarh with complete point out honours, with Punjab Sporting activities Minister Rana Gurmeet Singh Sodhi declaring that the Mohali stadium will be named following the famous player. The three-time Olympic gold medallist’s system was consigned to flames at an electrical crematorium with his maternal grandson Kabir accomplishing the previous rites in the presence of Sikh monks. The famous center-forward is survived by his daughter Sushbir and three sons — Kanwalbir, Karanbir, and Gurbir.
His sons are settled in Canada and he lived in this article with his daughter Sushbir and grandson Kabir. Sushbir, along with shut family, was present at the funeral.
Sodhi, who was also present at