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Indian Hckey - Hockey in India

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From the pre-Independence era to competing under their own tricolor and making a podium finish after a 41-year gap in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, Indian hockey has witnessed a remarkable journey.

Starting with Independent India's first Olympic glory and highlighting the significant contributions of Anglo-Indians in Indian hockey, the sport has been deeply rooted in the nation's history.

Notably, the hockey villages of Punjab have been instrumental in nurturing and producing world-class talent and the sport has also contributing into the socio-economic uplitifment of tribals coming from the Chota Nagpur plateau. 

As we reflect on this remarkable journey, it's essential to pay tribute to the legendary triple Olympic gold medalist, Balbir Singh Senior, whose outstanding achievements continue to inspire generations of Indian hockey players and fans alike.