- | Sunday | 14th March, 2021
Tribune News ServiceJalandhar March 13If you have the passion to play a sport then being disabled may not be an obstacle.
Neeraj Kumar who joined the Surjit Hockey Academy as a hockey player on Saturday despite his disability was encouraged with these words upon the start of his professional training.
Hailing from a poor family the boy reached the ground in the morning session on Saturday and expressed his desire to play hockey.
Secretary general of Surjit Hockey Society Iqbal Singh Sandhu inducted him in the academy.
Chief coach of Surjit Hockey Academy Olympian Rajinder Singh (Dronacharya Awardee) and director (training) of the academy Surinder Singh Bhapa also welcomed the specially-abled player Neeraj Kumar and gave him a sports kit including new hockey track suit and other equipment.
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