Nehru Hockey Tournament Society to Help Late Olympian VJ Peter’s Family

Delhi based Jawarhalal Nehru Hockey Tournament Society to present needy Mrs Shanti Mary, wife of late VJ Peter, Rs. 2 lac on National Sports Day. He was an extra-ordinary hockey player. He won a a silver, gold and bronze for India in three Olympics 1960, 1964 and 1968 respectively. Services player in domestic hockey, Peter, was awarded an Arjuna in 1967. The Nehru Hockey Tournament society will organize an exhibition match on August 29 (Sports Day) in his memory.

We can also join the cause, how? Just go to any SBI branch and deposit your contribution into the Nehru Hockey’s SBI Account, details are as given below:
Account Holder Name:
Jawarhalal Nehru Hockey Tournament Society
Account Number:
10038196347, Type: Savings
Connaught Circus Branch New Delhi

And then e-mail/message the details of the transaction to Nehru Hockey and the list of contributors can be found at Nehru Hockey’s Website
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To join the efforts of Nehru Hockey Tournament Society, Dronacharya Awardee Hockey Coach A K Bansal appeals:Dear all every day we r talking about the standard of hockey-going down or up, but in this race we r forgeting our real time heroes like late V.J.Peter, tripal Olympion and winner of atleast a medal in all three (one gold,one silver, & one bronze), now its a sad story that the late peter’s family is strugling to meet both ends offcourse JL Nehru Hockey Society took a great step and decided to hand over a cheque of Rs. 2.0 Lacs for his family on 29th Aug’11. but friends question is why Nehru society alone- can’t we all help to that great family ? every day we spent hundreds of rupees for useless talk over mobile phone, burning liters of petrol in our car/ two wheeler. frds we also want to help the needy family, could u pls join us ? Continue reading →