Milkha Singh Death makes Everyone Shocked and Emotional from Bollywood to Politicians


Legendary sprinter Milkha Singh died on Friday due to post-Covid complications at the age of 91. Milkha Singh, one of the biggest names in Indian sport and the country’s first track and field superstar, passed away on Friday night after a month-long battle with COVID-19.

The great Indian athlete lived to 91, but the legend and legacy of the ‘Flying Sikh’ will live on forever, inspiring young athletes with his story.

Also, read| Milkha Singh”The Flying Sikh” Passes away at 91 due to COVID Complications

From Prime Minister to other Politicians shows Tribute to Milkha Singh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, In the passing away of Shri Milkha Singh Ji, we have lost a colossal sportsperson, who captured the nation’s imagination and had a special place in the hearts of countless Indians. His inspiring personality endeared him to millions. Anguished by his passing away,” PM Modi tweeted.

I had spoken to Shri Milkha Singh Ji just a few days ago. Little did I know that it would be our last conversation. Several budding athletes will derive strength from his life journey. My condolences to his family and many admirers all over the world,” he added in another tweet.

Home Minister Amit Shah tweeted India mourns the sad demise of legendary sprinter Shri Milkha Singh Ji, The Flying Sikh. He has left an indelible mark on world athletics. Nation will always remember him as one of the brightest stars of Indian sports. My deepest condolences to his family and countless followers.


Rahul Gandhi tweeted Shri Milkha Singh Ji was not just a sports star but a source of inspiration for millions of Indians for his dedication and resilience. My condolences to his family and friends. India remembers her #FlyingSikh

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh tweeted Sri Milkha Singh was one of the finest athletes and a sporting legend. He made the country proud with his achievements. He was also a wonderful person who contributed to sports till his last breath. I’m saddened by his demise. Condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti!

Union Minister of Environment Prakash Javadekar tweeted मिल्खा सिंह भारत की शान थे। उनके निधन से गहरा दुःख हुआ। कुछ दिन पहले उनकी पत्नी का भी निधन हुआ। पिछले साल मैं उनके घर २ घंटे रहा व बातचीत की। दोनों बहुत ही प्रसन्न और दीलदार व्यक्तित्व के धनि थे। ॐ शांति .

In another tweet, he wrote Sad to hear about the passing away of legendary Indian sprinter Sardar #MilkhaSingh. He will always remain an inspiration for all. Om Shanti

Shashi Tharoor Congress MP from Thiruvanthapuram tweeted, Grieving the passing away of The legendary Milkha Singh, who incarnated athletics for millions of Indians. “The Flying Sikh” captured the nation’s imagination w/ his life story, his exploits on the track & his strength of character. A painful national loss. Om Shanti.

Bollywood is Shocked and Emotional at the Death of Iconic Athlete

Shah Rukh Khan tweeted, “The Flying Sikh may no longer be with us in person but his presence will always be felt and his legacy will remain unmatched… An inspiration to me… an inspiration to millions. Rest in Peace Milkha Singh sir.

Priyanka Chopra tweeted, Warm and welcoming, you made our first meeting so so special. I have been inspired by your excellence, touched by your humility, influenced by your contribution to our country. Om Shanti #Milkha Ji. Sending love and prayers to the family. #MilkhaSingh.

Taapsee Pannu tweeted, And he flew away.

Akshay Kumar tweeted, Incredibly sad to hear about the demise of #MilkhaSingh Ji. The one character I forever regret not playing on-screen! May you have a golden run in heaven, Flying Sikh. Om Shanti, Sir.

Sunny Deol tweeted, “The nation will remember you & seek inspiration from your life forever. #MilkhaSingh.

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