Hockey Team Reaches Punjab: at the Tokyo Olympics 41 After creating history after years, today the players of the hockey team have reached Punjab.. The players of the state included in the hockey team first bowed their heads at the Golden Temple in Amritsar.. After this, all these players will reach Jalandhar Cantt, where an honor ceremony has been organized for these players.. After which all the players will attend the dinner program in Mithapur on the night.
The players of the team were given a warm welcome with drums on their arrival here.. During this, the families of these players were also present to welcome them.. Let us tell you that the Mithapur region of Punjab is famous for hockey players. In the Indian hockey team that went to play Tokyo Olympics, three players are also from Mithapur. From former Olympian Pargat Singh to current hockey captain Manpreet Singh, Mithapur has given many famous players to the country.
Players’ honor ceremony will be held in Punjab tomorrow
The Punjab government will organize a function tomorrow to give prizes worth crores of rupees for the spirit of Olympic sportspersons. State Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi said on Tuesday that all the players involved in the Olympics, including gold medalist Neeraj Chopra and other medal winners of the state, will be honored tomorrow.
Gurmeet Singh Sodhi told that, in this honor ceremony, all these players will be given a cash award of Rs 32.67. During this, the Punjab government will give a reward of Rs 2.51 crore to Neeraj Chopra, who created history by winning the gold medal. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh will honor all these players. While Governor VP Singh Badnore will be the special guest of this program.