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Milkha Singh passes away aged 91 due to COVID-19
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Milkha Singh passes away aged 91 due to COVID-19

Milkha Singh passes away aged 91 due to COVID-19

Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh passed away in Chandigarh on Friday after a month-long battle with COVID-19. He was 91.

Indian sprint legend Milkha Singh passed away on Friday after a month-long battle with COVID-19. He was 91. The Indian sprint great recently lost his wife Nirmal Kaur to the virus.

Family Statement. It is with extreme sadness that we would like to inform you that Milkha Singh Ji passed away at 11.30 pm. on the 18th of June 2021.

He fought hard but God has his ways and it was perhaps true love and companionship that both our mother Nirmal ji and now Dad have passed away in a matter of 5 days.

We are deeply indebted to the doctors at PGI for their valiant efforts and the love and prayers we received from across the world and from yourselves.

We Thank You

Milkha Family

The Padma Shri awardee was 91 and is survived by his golfer son Jeev Milkha Singh and three daughters.

Milkha had also contracted Covid-19 and was hospitalized on June 3. He was shifted out of the COVID ICU on Wednesday after testing negative for the virus.

Milkha Singh passes away aged 91 due to COVID-19

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