Former Hockey player and Captain of India’s 1964 Tokyo Olympics gold medal-winning hockey team, Charanjit Singh, died on 27th January 2022

Charanjit Singh, winning captain of hockey team who won the Olympic gold medal in 1964, died on 27th January 2022 at his home in Himachal Pradesh. The reason behind his death was cardiac attack. He died at the age of 90 years; he was also suffering from old-age related problem. He had two sons and one daughter in his family. Hockey India twitted that on behalf of Hockey India, we mourn the loss of a great figure of Indian Hockey, Shri Charanjit Singh. May his soul Rest in Peace🙏. His younger son V P Singh announced his death by telling the public that “Dad was paralysed after suffering a stroke five years back. He used to walk with a stick but since the last couple of months, his health deteriorated and this morning he left us.’’


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