Milkha Singh's last rites performed with full state honours
Chandigarh: The last rites of former Indian sprinter Milkha Singh were performed on Saturday with full state honours here. His family members and several dignitaries bid a tearful adieu to Milkha. Sports minister Krien Rijiju mourned the death of Milkha Singh who is well known as a flying Sikh.
It is known that four-tine Asian Games gold medalist Milkha Singh passed away at the age of 90 on Friday due to post-Covid complications. He was tested negative for the virus and was under medical observation at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) hospital.