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Dilip Tirkey

Former hockey captain Dilip Tirkey is organising the world’s largest hockey tournament, with 1,458 teams from Orissa, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand at 32 venues.

Dilip Tirkey
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Dilip Tirkey
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2016-12-16T16:49:28+05:30

When did you conceive the idea of this tournament?

Talks started six-seven months ago. We organised a rural hockey event in 2012-13 with 782 teams.

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