New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) felicitated 13 living members of the 1975 World Cup winning side at a glittering ceremony here Wednesday.
Ajit Pal Singh, the captain of the 1975 team, Ashok Kumar, Aslam Sher Khan, Brigadier (retd) Harcharan Singh, Leslie Fernandez, Varinder Singh, Ashok Diwan, Michael Kindo, B.P. Govinda, Brigadier (retd) H.J.S. Chimni, V.J. Phillips, Onkar Singh and Kaliah P.E. were each honoured with a cheque of Rs.175,000 after 39 years of the historic win.
The widows of Surjit Singh and Shivaji Pawar and the brother of late Mohinder Singh collected the cheques.