Pargat Singh is a former captain of the Indian hockey team. Born tfarch 5, 1965, atMithapur near Calendar cantonment, and Pargat Singh lis early education at his village school.

Afterwards, he joined Lyallpur Visa College, Jalandhar. Initially, he was included in the junior Indian; eye team. Graduating into the senior hockey team was a natural and both process for Pragat Singh, as he was emerging as a talented player.

He first represented India in the 10-nation hockey tournament in big Kong. His ability as a defender of high order was quickly realised, showed he had fine anticipation, skillful tackling, and superb ball control excellent power of recovery.

But he added a different meaning to the of deep defence. He adhered to the aggressive attacking style. He armed excellently in the Champions Trophy held in Australia. He led a in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics and 1996 Atlanta Olympics.


He is awarded with the Padma Shri and Arjuna Award by the eminent of India.