Asian Games gold medalist Hakam Singh passes away

Last Modified Tuesday, 14 August 2018 (16:15 IST)
Chandigarh: Asian Games athletics gold medalist on Tuesday passed away in Sangrur, Punjab.
He was undergoing treatment at a private hospital for liver and kidney ailments for some time.
Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi expressed grief over the demise of Singh.
Apart from winning gold in event during the at Bangkok, Singh also received the Dhyan Chand award in 2008.
He also served the nation as havildar in the 6 Sikh Regiment after joining the Army in 1972.
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh had sanctioned a sum of Rs.5 lakh for his treatment. (UNI)