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SportskeedaOriginals: The rise and fall of Sansarpur - Mecca of Indian Hockey

Sportskeeda's depiction of how Sansarpur, the Mecca of Indian hockey, has seen a downfall due to the recent drug menace in Punjab.

News 11 Oct 2016, 20:08 IST

A small village on the outskirts of Jalandhar in Punjab, with a population of around 4000-5000, Sansarpur has given the world 14 Olympians out of which 9 have played for India, 4 for Kenya and one player for Canada. And all those 14 players have come out of the same street. But recent drug menace of Punjab among others has been the major reason behind Sansarpur’s downfall in Indian hockey.

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