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Mohali International Hockey Stadium to be Formally Renamed After Balbir Singh Senior on Death Anniversary

Balbir Singh Sr (Photo Credit: Twitter)

On the one-year demise anniversary of Balbir Singh Senior, the Government of Punjab will formally rename the Mohali worldwide hockey stadium after him.

  • News18 Sports New Delhi
  • Last Updated:May 24, 2021, 22:22 IST

The Government of Punjab introduced on Monday that the Mohali worldwide hockey stadium will probably be devoted to Padma Shri Balbir Singh Senior, who died final 12 months on May 25 after battling a number of well being points. Last 12 months, he was cremated right here with full state honours and the Punjab Sports Minister Rana Gurmeet Singh Sodhi had declared that the Mohali stadium will probably be renamed after the legendary participant. A 12 months later, the federal government has introduced that the formal ceremony will happen on Tuesday.

“Mohali International Hockey Stadium will probably be devoted to Padma Shri @BalbirSenior in a proper tribute ceremony on the Hockey Stadium on May 25 on the demise anniversary of legendary sports activities particular person,” The Government of Punjab Twitter deal with stated.

The legendary centre-forward is survived by his daughter Sushbir and three sons — Kanwalbir, Karanbir, and Gurbir. His sons are settled in Canada and he lived right here together with his daughter Sushbir and grandson Kabir. Sushbir, together with shut kinfolk, was current on the funeral final 12 months.

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