PADMA SHRI VIKRAMJIT SAHNEY

Event Details

Padma Shri Sri.Vikramjit Singh Sahney sponsored Polo Match at Jaipur Polo Grounds in commemoration of 10 glorious years of WPO. An annual trophy instituted this year in memory of his father, Late Sr. Gurcharan Singh Sahney was awarded to the winning team.

As part of the celebration of its completion of 10 glorious years, Padma Shri Vikramjit Sahney, International President, WPO organised an Exhibition Polo match at Jaipur Polo Grounds, New Delhi between Nalwas and Sherdills. The two teams consisted of well-known players.

In a well contested match Nalwas defeated Sherdills by 6-5. Sr. Gurcharan Singh Memorial Trophy instituted in the memory of Lt. Sr. Gurcharan Singh Sahney father of WPO International President Sr. Vikramjit Singh Sahney was given to Dr. Tony Kohli captain of the winning team. Dr. M.S. Gill, Chief Guest for the evening gave away the prizes.

Some of the key participants of the event were H.E. Francis Maloi, H.E. Jonathan Wutawunashe, H.E. Marten Kapewasha - High Commissioners of South Africa, Zimbabwe and Namibia respectively.

Vikramjit Sahney welcomed all the guests that included over 100 NRIs who braved the rough climatic conditions as well as global insurgency weather to show the solidarity towards mankind and for taking the trouble and sparing their valuable time to come and attend the celebrations of 10 glorious years of WPO.

A skill riding show and Vintage Car show was also organised during the occasion. Both the shows were well appreciated by the spectators. The match and the show were well attended by the elite of Delhi that include Sr. S.S. Dhindsa - M.P. and former Union Minister, Shri Tarlochan Singh - MP and former Chairman, National Commission for Minorities, Shri Marwah - MLA., Lord D.S. Rana - London, Shri Raj Loomba MBE - London, Shri Anup Vohra, Shri Inder Bindra - President, WPO New York, Sr. Surjit Singh – President, WPO Abu Dhabi, Sr. J.S. Sachar - Dubai, Sr. Ranjit Buxi – President, WPO London etc.

In spite of the inclement weather there was no lack of enthusiasm in the participants and the spectators.