Ignorance of Contribution: Major Dhyan Chand died penniless in 1979

Major Dhyan Chand

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Major Dhyan Chand’s contribution to the field of team hockey goes beyond words. He helped India win three gold medals in the Olympics held in 1928, 1932 and 1936. He died penniless in 1979, uncared for in a hospital, receiving a meagre pension. (Source)