Balbir Junior


Balbir Singh Junior

Balbir Singh Junior was born on 2nd May 1932 in Sansarpur, Punjab, India.

He was educated at Lyallpur Khalsa College and D A V College Jalandhar.

He captained the Punjab University team in 1952.

He also represented Punjab State in National Championships at Madras in 1951 and Calcutta in 1952.

He joined Indian Railways and played in the National Championships with their winning team in 1957, 58 and 59.

He joined the Army as an emergency Commissioned Officer in 1962 and retired in 1984 and settled in Chandigarh.

He was a member of India's Silver medal winning team at the 1958 Asian Games.

He died in Chandigarh on 11 April 2021 aged 88.