Saturday, January 29, 2022

ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂ

spot_img






Kiren Rijiju, Badnore attend cremation of Flying Sikh Milkha Singh

- Advertisement -

Chandigarh, June 19, 2021 (Yes Punjab News)
Governor Punjab and Administrator UT Chandigarh, Sh.V.P. Singh Badnore condoled the sad demise of legendary athlete Milkha Singh, who succumbed to Covid complications here late last night at PGIMER just a few days after the passing away of his wife, Nirmal Milkha Singh.

Sh. Milkha Singh was cremated with full state honour this evening at sector 25 Crematorium Ground here. Governor Punjab, Sh. V.P.Singh Badnore attended the cremation alongwith Sh. Kiren Rijiju, Union Minister of State for Sports and placed the Wreath, as a mark of respect to the departed soul.

Earlier, in his condolence message, the Governor said, he was extremely grieved to learn about the death of India’s iconic sprinter, flying Sikh, Milkha Singh who won several gold medals for India in various national and international events.

Padma Shree, Milkha Singh has left an indelible mark in achieving the World wide recognition in the field of Sports. He will always remain an inspiration to the younger generations. The void created by his sad demise is difficult to be filled.

He shared his heartfelt condolences with his family, relatives, friends and admirers, prayed to the Almighty to give strength to them to get over this extremely emotional phase and grant eternal peace to the departed soul.

Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal, Haryana Sports Minister Sandeep Singh, Gurpreet Singh GP and Kaka Randeep Nabha (Both MLAs) were present to pay the last respect to greatest star.

Meanwhile contingent of 13th Battalion under the command of Commandant Jatinder Singh Khaira & DSP Sham Sunder, contingent of CRPF & Chandigarh Police under the command of Inspector Daya Ram fired two volley shots as a mark of respect to the departed soul. Milkha Singh’s body was earlier brought from the PGIMER hospital to his residence from where it was taken to the crematorium in a bedecked vehicle.

During the last rituals senior civil and police officials including Director Public Relation Punjab Anindita Mitra, DC Chandigarh Mandip Singh Brar and SSP Chandigarh Kuldeep Singh Chahal were also present.

Subscribe to YesPunjab Telegram Channel & receive important news updates

- Advertisement -

Yes Punjab - TOP STORIES

Punjab News

Sikh News

Transfers, Postings, Promotions

- Advertisement -spot_img

Stay Connected

20,323FansLike
113,567FollowersFollow

ENTERTAINMENT

National

GLOBAL

OPINION

Pakistan on a new track? – By Asad Mirza

Pakistan after 75 years of its existence has released its first ever National Security Policy (NSP), which it claims will ensure human security for...

Nationalism and Democracy go together – By DC Pathak

India got its Independence some 75 years ago but it still looks like a 'nation in making', judging from the in-terminate debate on 'the...

5 ways to manage childhood allergies – By Dr Nidhi Gupta

Motherhood comes with its own mixed bag of emotions; we want to save our child from every little peril that comes their way, including...

SPORTS

Health & Fitness

90% of people with Covid likely to have underlying heart damage: Experts

Delhi, Jan 25, 2022- While Covid-19 has primarily been a respiratory disease, about 90 per cent of people with moderate to severe infections have lasting effects on the heart, said experts here. Covid affects lungs the most, but studies have shown there is increasing evidence of cardiovascular complications due to Covid-19. The virus can cause acute myocardial injury and chronic damage...

Gadgets & Tech