CHANDIGARH: There have been various reports of ‘The Flying Sikh’ Milkha Singh’s death since he was brought to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at PGIMER Chandigarh.
The reports of Milkha Singh’s death that have been circulating on the internet are false.
According to the sources, “On June 3, 2021, the Flying Sikh Milkha Singh was admitted to the ICU of of NHE Block of PGIMER due to COVID-19.
On June 5, his condition was better and more stable than it had been on Friday based on all medical parameters.”
Union minister of youth affairs and sports Kiren bashed out and wrote: “Please don’t run false news and create rumors about the legendary athlete and pride of India Milkha Singh Ji. He is stable and let’s pray for his fast recovery”.
Please don't run false news and create rumors about the legendary athlete and pride of India Milkha Singh Ji. He is stable and let's pray for his fast recovery🙏
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) June 5, 2021
According to the sources, a team of three doctors at PGIMER is closely monitoring him.
Even when Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with former Indian sprinter Milkha Singh and inquired about his health.
The PM wished him a speedy recovery.
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