Olympian athlete late Subedar Makhan Singh`s son Bhupinder Singh was on Tuesday appointed as a helper in the office of District Welfare Officer Hoshiarpur with immediate effect by the Punjab government.
The government should make a comprehensive policy to ensure financial security for sports persons in the country, senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj said on Saturday.
Former Asian Gold medalist Makhan Singh, who was once feared even by legendry athlete Milkha Singh, is a sporting icon forgotten by the nation.
Indian national Surjeet Singh alias Makhan Singh had completed his prison term on October 30, 2010.
A local court here on Saturday turned down a Punjab Police plea for a narco analysis test of Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) terrorist Makhan Singh.
1962 Asian Games gold medallist
late Makhan Singh`s family has been sanctioned Rs three lakh
under the National Welfare Fund for Sportspersons.
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