Milkha Singh made India proud by winning Gold at the Common Wealth Games and Asian Games
Milkha Singh who was fondly called as the ‘Flying Sikh’ passed away in Chandigarh on Friday. He was 91 and he passed away due to Covid complications. He had lost his wife, former National Volleyball Captain, Nirmal Kaur recently to Covid. Milkha Singh was cremated with full State honours. He had made India proud by winning Gold at the 1958 common Wealth games, he was a four time Gold medalist at the Asian Games and also came fourth at the Rome Olympics . The Indian Government bestowed him with the Padma Shri in 1959.