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Gurbax Singh Sandhu Got National Senior Citizen Award

President Ram Nath Kovind conferred national awards to senior citizens, Vayoshreshtha Samman


  • The award ceremony was organised by the ministry of social justice and empowerment
  • Former boxing coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu was honoured at the event.
  • Gurbax Sandhu has the distinction of coaching both the men and women boxers
  • He was India's longest-serving men's national coach
  • He occupied the position for two decades before he was handed charge of the women campers earlier this year.
  • He was the chief coach when India won its maiden Olympic medal in boxing through Vijender Singh in 2008.
Gurbax Singh Sandhu Got National Senior Citizen Award  Gurbax Singh Sandhu Got National Senior Citizen Award Reviewed by insiya yadav on October 12, 2017 Rating: 5

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