Shubham Jaiswal ([email protected])
One of India’s greatest hockey players, Balbir Singh Sr, died at a hospital here on Monday after battling multiple health issues for over two weeks.
The legend was 96 and is survived by his daughter Sushbir and three sons Kanwalbir, Karanbir, and Gurbir.
He died at around 6:30 this morning, Abhijit Singh, Director Fortis Hospital, Mohali, where he was admitted since May 8. His maternal grandson Kabir later sent out a message stating, Nanaji passed away this morning.