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Nirmal Milkha Singh passes away due to COVID-19 complications

Nirmal Kaur, former captain of the Indian women’s volleyball team and wife of legendary sprinter Milkha Singh, passed away at Fortis Hospital in Mohali due to complications related to COVID-19 infection. Last month, she had tested positive of coronavirus. She was 85 years old and is survived by her husband, a son and three daughters. A statement issued by the spokesperson of Milkha Singh’s family said, “We are deeply saddened to inform you that Mrs Nirmal Milkha Singh passed away after a valiant battle against COVID at 4 PM today.” Milkha Singh, who is in the ICU himself due to COVID-19, could not attend the cremation on Sunday evening.

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