Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, August 2
Dragflicker Gurjit Kaur’s father Satnam Singh couldn’t see the profitable aim scored by his daughter within the Indian girls’s hockey staff’s historic win within the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Olympics on Monday as he was performing service (sewa) at Anandpur Sahib.
“It was getting late for meals (parshada) and there have been plenty of devotees to take care of. I wished to see the match however… Later, cellphone calls began ringing. My mom, brother, spouse Harjinder Kaur and youngsters referred to as me to tell that Gurjit transformed a penalty nook in India’s win. Guru Maharaj di kirpa hai.”
A farmer and an avid hockey lover, Satnam Singh, who raised his daughter to be an Indian hockey staff participant since childhood stated he has watched Indian girls’s staff’s earlier matches however missed immediately’s match.
It has been lengthy since he talked to his daughter.
“I got here right here yesterday night, in all probability I’ll return immediately night,” he added.
Gurjit Kaur, the lone dragflicker within the Indian staff at Tokyo, hails from Miadi Kalan village close to Ajnala. She did her early education in Government Senior Secondary School, Kairon, a famous ladies’ hockey hub, in Tarn Taran.
Later, she educated at Lyallpur Khalsa College, Jalandhar, and educated underneath coach Parminder Kaur earlier than making it to the nationwide camp.