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Indian Hockey Legend Balbir Singh Jr Dies At 88, Check His Death Reason


A very popular player of India who earned his name by Hockey whose name is Balbir Singh has died on Sunday at the age of 88. He took his last breath in Chandigarh. He was one of the most prominent and well-known hockey players who have won a number of medals by playing with dedication and devotion. He was a part of the Asian Games Indian Hockey Team. His death is a big loss for Hockey History. After knowing his death news, his fans are deeply saddened and giving soulful tribute to him. Our deepest condolence to his family and close friends.

Balbir Singh Jr

Balbir Singh Jr Death Reason

His death news is confirmed by his daughter, Mandeep Samra on Tuesday. She said, “My father passed away in sleep on Sunday morning due to heart failure.” The cause of his death hasn’t revealed yet. The actor was 88 at the time of his death. Balbir has got huge popularity and fame in playing hockey. He was the inspiration for all the newcomer hockey players. He inspired a lot with his hard work and allegiance. He was one of the finest Hockey players. He gained a lot in his whole life. His teammates are showing their sorrow by posting his pictures with RIP captioned.

Talking about his personal and professional life, he was born on 02 May 1932 in Jalandhar’s Sansarpur, Punjab. At 6, he started playing Hockey seeing his brother playing some sport in the village. He completed his study at Lyallpur Khalsa located in Jalandhar. In 1951, he was selected for the Indian Hockey Team. He also became the captain in the Inter-University hockey tournaments of the Punjab University. In 1962, he served in Army as an emergency commissioned officer.

In 1984, he retired as a Major and shifted to Chandigarh. After his retirement from the Hockey team, he shows his interest in golf. V P Singh Badnore, Administrator Union Territory Chandigarh express his sorrow on his social media handle. He leaves the world on April 13, 2021. His family needs our support and peace. We hope that God will pay strength to his family to go through this tough time. May his soul Rest In Peace. Stay tuned with us for further updates.

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Kritika Kumari
Kritika Kumari, Chief Sub Editor, is part of the entertainment team at Get India News. She eats, sleeps, and drinks entertainment. While Indian films have fuelled her drama as a child, K-dramas have taken her life a notch higher.


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