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Covid takes life of Hockey legend Yash Pal Vohra

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | May 01, 2021 11:24 AM

CHANDIGARH: Yash Pal Vohra, a former Hockey player of Punjab and grand father of crickter Manan Vohra (Rajasthan Royals) died of Covid-19 infection on Friday at the age of 92. He lived with his son in Panchkula.

Yash Pal Vohra is contemprary of Hockey legends Balbir Singh senior, Dharam Singh and Bakhshish Singh. He played for Punjab in 50s and 60s and was among 24 probables for Indian Hockey team.

Yash Pal Vohra is a known name in Chandigarh sports circles. He was founder secretary general of Chandigarh Olympic Association and remained in the post for 25 years. He was main organiser of All India Gurmeet Memorial Hockey Tournament.

Manan's parents and grand mother had also tested positive for Corona but they all recovered from disease and are in good health.

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