Akhilesh mourns death of hockey legend Mohd Shahid

Lucknow:Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday mourned the death of former Indian hockey captain Mohammed Shahid. In a condolence message jere, Yadav said Mohammed Shahid would always be remembered for his unique style of playing.  Shahid was a resident of Varanasi and died earlier in the day in a Gurgaon hospital. Shahid was part of the Gold medal-winning Indian hockey team at the 1980 Moscow Olympics. He was awarded the Arjuna Award, Padma Shri and the Yash Bharati award.

 

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