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Punjab CM mourns passing away of Nirmal Milkha Singh

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | June 13, 2021 10:53 PM

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday condoled the sad demise of former Captain of Indian Women National Volleyball team Nirmal Milkha Singh (85), the wife of legendary Flying Sikh Milkha Singh, who passed away here this evening at a private hospital in Mohali after a valiant battle against COVID-19. She is survived by her husband, one son and three daughters. Her son Jeev Milkha Singh is also a renowned Golfer.

In his condolence message, the Chief Minister said, " I am saddened to learn about the death of one of the iconic volleyball players who brought several laurels for the country thus making every Punjabi proud."

The remarkable services rendered by Nirmal Milkha Singh as Director of Sports for women, Punjab for promotion of sports would be ever remembered by one and all.

Sharing his heartfelt condolences with the bereaved family, relatives and friends, the Chief Minister prayed to the Almighty to give courage to bear the huge loss in this hour of grief and grant eternal peace to the departed soul.

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