India lost its favourite athlete Milkha Singh

India lost its favourite athlete Milkha Singh

India has lost its favourite athlete, Ace sprinter Milkha is no more, sprinter Milkha Singh, died on Friday after a month-long battle with COVID-19, during which he lost his former national volleyball captain wife Nirmal Kaur to the same ailment.

 
PM Modi has also expressed his grief. 
 
Milkha had contracted COVID-19 last month and tested negative for the virus on Wednesday when he was shifted to general ICU in another block of the hospital.
 
Milkha was admitted to PGIMER on June 3 after his oxygen levels dipped at home following treatment at the Fortis hospital in Mohali for a week.