Dhyan Chand was conceived on 29 August 1905 in Allahabad was an Indian field hockey player, who is considered as one of the best field hockey players ever. .He was conceived in Rajput family.He was the senior sibling of another hockey player Roop Singh. He was destined to mother Sharadha Singh and father Sameshwar Singh. His dad was in the English Indian Armed force, and he played hockey in the armed force. Dhyan Chand had two siblings – Mool Singh and Roop Singh.Because of his dad’s various armed force exchanges, the family needed to move to various urban areas and all things considered Chand needed to end his training after just six years of tutoring. The family at long last settled in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, India. Being in the military, his dad got a little land parcel for a house. He is known for his phenomenal objective scoring deeds, notwithstanding acquiring three Olympic gold decorations (1928, 1932, and 1936) in field hockey, amid a period where India was the most predominant group in Hockey.
Known as “The Wizard” for his sublime ball control, Chand played his last global match in 1948, having scored more than 400 objectives amid his worldwide vocation. The Legislature of India granted him the third most elevated (at that point second most astounding) non military personnel respect of Padma Bhushan in 1956. His birthday, i.e. 29 August, is commended as National Games Day in India.
In 1951, Skipper Dhyan Chand was respected at the National Stadium—with Dhyan Chand competition. Satinder Mullick recollects that Dhyan Chand took him and offspring of Capt. Kashmira Lal, Games secretary of Armed force Hockey Federation. Dhyan Chand was remaining in Jodhpur Chaos. He was appreciated by all at the National Stadium.
In 1956, at 51 years old, he resigned from the armed force with the rank of Major. The Administration of India regarded him that year by giving him the Padma Bhushan (India’s third most elevated non military personnel respect).