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Marshal Arjan Singh Memorial International Hockey Tournament 2019 organised in Chandigarh

Marshal Arjan Singh Memorial International Hockey Tournament 2019 organised in Chandigarh

2nd Marshal Arjan Singh Memorial International Hockey Tournament is being organised by Air Force Sports Control Board in Chandigarh during 16 April to 25 April 2019.

The conduct of this Hockey Tournament is a befitting tribute to the legend and way to express our gratitude towards his contribution to the nation.

Who is Marshal Arjan Singh?

Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh, DFC (1919 –2017) was an Indian Air Force marshal who served as Chief of the Air Staff from 1964 to 1969.

In 1966, he became the first IAF officer to be promoted to air chief marshal. In 2002, he became the first and only officer of the Indian Air Force to be promoted to five-star rank as Marshal of the Indian Air Force, equal to the army rank of Field Marshal.

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