Karam Singh, father of Gold medalist shot-putter, cremated
Punjab

Karam Singh, father of Gold medalist shot-putter, cremated

Moga, Sep 6: Ex-serviceman Karam Singh (54), father of Asian Games Gold medalist shot putter Tejinder Pal Singh, who died in Command Hospital Panchkula on Monday evening, was cremated at his native village Khosa Pando near here at noon today.

Tejinder Pal Singh lit the pyre of his father in the presence of large number of people, including the district officials and sports persons. Deputy Commissioner D P S Kharbanda and SSP Gurpreet Singh Toor were also present and met the family.

Tejinder Pal Singh said that his father who also a sportsman was a big source of inspiration for him.He said that he was thinking to show his gold medal to his father but his last wish could not be fullfilled. UNI