Overview

Suraj Lata Devi (born January 3, 1981 in Manipur) is the former captain of the India women’s national field hockey team and hails from Manipur.

She led the team to the Gold for three consecutive years: during the 2002 Commonwealth Games (the event which inspired the 2007 Bollywood hit film, Chak De India), the 2003 Afro-Asian Games, and the 2004 Hockey Asia Cup.