Flying Sikh & Paan Singh Tomar

Milkha Singh and Paan Singh Tomar. Both were Athletes in the Indian Army and donned the Indian colours at International meets including the Olympics.Both broke records and brought glory to the nation. The former in 400 metres and the latter in Steeplechase. While Milkha Singh remains a well sung hero, Paan Singh Tomar an unsung hero. Situation compelled him to be a rebel after leaving the army and died in a police encounter. Thanks to the film ‘Paan Singh Tomar’, the actor Irfan Khan won the best actor award in the title role and we learnt about many unsung heroes in the field of sports…

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