In the year 1959, Milkha Singh was awarded the Padma Shri. Since his death, fans have been demanding Bharat Ratna for Milkha Singh.
Milkha Singh has been the great sprinter of India
India’s first athletic star Milkha Singh died late Friday night after Corona. On Saturday, Milkha Singh was cremated with state honors. Ever since the news of Milkha Singh’s death came, fans and veterans are paying tribute to him on social media. At the same time, once again the demand for giving him Bharat Ratna has started. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1959.
Milkha Singh had illuminated the name of India at the international level. He won the gold medal in the Asian Games four times. At the same time, he also won the gold medal in the 1958 Commonwealth Games. His best performance, however, was at the 1960 Rome Olympics, in which he finished fourth in the 400m final. He also represented India in 1956 and 1964 Olympics.
Milkha Singh is above any award
Milkha Singh was cremated with full state honors at the crematorium in Sector 25, in which the police team gave a gun salute to the great athlete. His son and international golfer Jeev Milkha Singh lit his father’s pyre. Since then, social media fans have started demanding Bharat Ratna to this veteran. This question was also asked to Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju when he was going to attend the funeral. They Times Now Responding to this, he said, ‘Milkha Singh was an icon for our generation. His bravery is above any award.
Milkha made many records for the country
1958 was the best year of Milkha’s career. After this, in 1959, he won many European events. He was getting ready for the 1960 Rome Olympics. Here he could not win, but by taking a time of 45.73 seconds, he set a new national record of 400 meters. This event became associated with the identity of Milkha. After what happened in the 1960 Rome Olympics, Milkha Singh once again showed enthusiasm. Won two more gold medals at the 1962 Jakarta Asian Games. Makhan had defeated Milkha in the National Championship that year.
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