Milkha Singh Dies Due To Post-Covid Complications, PM Modi Leads Tributes | Other Sports News
Milkha Singh died on the age of 91.© Twitter/RCB
Legendary sprinter Milkha Singh died late on Friday night on account of post-Covid problems. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the many first to pay tribute to the ‘Flying Sikh’. “In the passing away of Shri Milkha Singh Ji, we have lost a colossal sportsperson, who captured the nation’s imagination and had a special place in the hearts of countless Indians. His inspiring personality endeared himself to millions. Anguished by his passing away,” PM Modi tweeted. Several different tributes additionally poured in for Milkha Singh from politicians, sportspersons, industrialists and others.
I had spoken to Shri Milkha Singh Ji only a few days in the past. Little did I do know that it could be our final dialog. Several budding athletes will derive power from his life journey. My condolences to his household and lots of admirers all around the world.
– Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 18, 2021
Home Minister Amit Shah and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh additionally mourned the legendary sprinter.
India mourns the unhappy demise of legendary sprinter Shri Milkha Singh Ji, The Flying Sikh. He has left an indelible mark on world athletics. Nation will all the time bear in mind him as one of many brightest stars of Indian sports activities. My deepest condolences to his household and numerous followers. pic.twitter.com/HsHMXYHypx
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) June 18, 2021
Upset and saddened to listen to of Milkha Singh Ji’s demise. It marks the top of an period and India & Punjab are poorer as we speak. My condolences to the bereaved household & hundreds of thousands of followers. The legend of the Flying Sikh will reverberate for generations to come back. Rest in peace Sir! pic.twitter.com/7yK8EOHUnS
— Capt.Amarinder Singh (@capt_amarinder) June 18, 2021
Milkha Singh had examined constructive for COVID-19 after which suffered “Covid pneumonia”. Then after testing destructive, he was being handled for post-Covid problems.
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