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Milkha Singh passed away, Bollywood pays tribute to the legend

Four-time Asian Games gold medallist Milkha Singh passed away due to Coronavirus. A couple of days back was shifted out of COVID-ICU after testing negative for the virus.

According to the reports, the legend passed away due to post Covid complications at the Postgraduate Institute of medical education and research Hospital (PGIMER) on Friday.

Milkha Singh’s son and legendary golfer Jeev Milkha Singh confirmed the news to TOI over a text he wrote “Dad just passed away”. Milkha Singh was contracted to COVID-9 on May 19. He was later admitted to Covid ICU.

Previously, 90-year old’s wife Nirmal Kaur passed away battling Covid in a hospital in Mohali.

Bollywood pays tribute to the legend.


Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and President  Ram Nath Kovind also Twitted.

The Padma Shri awardee and gold medallist in the 1958 Commonwealth Games  Milkha Singh will always be remembered for his greatest performances and for making India proud.

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