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Milkha Singh's wife Nirmal Kaur dies of COVID-19

BY ANI, Jun 13, 2021 11:07 PM - REPORT AN ERROR

Milkha Singh's wife Nirmal Kaur dies of COVID-19/ ANI

Track legend Milkha Singh's wife, Nirmal Kaur, on Sunday passed away at the age of 85. She had tested positive for COVID-19 in May this year.

"We are deeply saddened to inform you that Nirmal Milkha Singh passed away after a valiant battle against Covid-19 at 4 PM today," read a family statement.

Nirmal Kaur was a former Director of Sports for Women in the Punjab Government and was also a former captain of the Indian women's national volleyball team.

Punjab Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi, on Sunday, also condoled the demise of Nirmala Milkha Singh. In a condolence message, the Sports Minister said, "I am deeply saddened to learn about the death of Nirmala Milkha Singh, which is extremely shocking and unfortunate."

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