Nirmal Kaur Saini Biography, Death, Milkha Singh Wife, Age, Family, Biodata

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Who was Nirmal Kaur Saini?

Nirmal Kaur Saini was an Indian athlete and former captain of the India women’s national volleyball team. She was born on 10 October 1938 in SheikhupuraPunjab (now part of Pakistan). Nirmal Kaur Saini was Director of Sports for Women in the State Department. Nirmal Kaur Saini graduated from Punjab University with a master’s degree in Political Science in 1958.

Nirmal Saini later married the “Flying Sikh” Milkha Singh. She was also the mother of golf player Jeev Milkha Singh and lived in Chandigarh.

Nirmal Kaur Saini died on 13 June 2021 due to Covid-19 in Mohali.

Nirmal Kaur Saini Death

Olympics sprinter and Indian legend Milkha Singh has lost his wife, Nirmal Saini to Covid-19. She was 85 years old. Nirmal was taken to hospital on May 26, the same day that Milkha Singh was also diagnosed with Covid-19. 

Nirmal was Director of Sports for Women in the Punjab Government and ex captain of the Indian national volleyball team

“We are deeply saddened to inform you that Mrs Nirmal Milkha Singh passed away after a valiant battle against COVID at 4 PM today,” a spokesperson of the Milkha family said PTI.

“A back bone of the Milkha Family, she was 85 years old. It is tragic that the Flying Sikh Milkha Singh ji could not attend the cremation which was conducted this evening itself as he is still in the ICU (of PGIMER in Chandigarh) himself,” the source added.

Milkha Singh who himself is suffering from Covid-19 is “stable and continues to improve” as reported. 

“The family has expressed its grateful thanks to everyone for their solidarity and prayers right through the battle which gave them the strength to face it bravely.”

Nirmal Kaur Saini Biography

BornNirmal Kaur Saini, 10 October 1938
SheikhupuraPunjabBritish India (present-day PunjabPakistan)
DiedJune 13, 2021 (aged 82)
Mohali, India
NationalityIndian
Other namesNirmal Saini Kaur Milkha Singh
OccupationVolleyball player,
Director of Sports for Women
Spouse(s)Milkha Singh
ChildrenJeev Milkha Singh

Nirmal Kaur Saini Wikipedia, Physical Status, Networth

Real NameNirmal Saini
ProfessionAthlete (Vollyball Player)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 165 cm
in meters– 1.65 m
in feet inches– 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms– 60 kg
in pounds– 132 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack (Dyed)
Personal Life
Date of Birth10 October 1938
Age (as in 2016)78 Years
Birth PlaceSheikhupura, Punjab (now part of Pakistan)
Zodiac sign/Sun signLibra
NationalityIndian
HometownChandigarh, India
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityPunjab University
Educational QualificationA Master’s Degree in Political Science from Punjab University in 1958
FamilyNot Known
ReligionSikhism
Address#725, Sector 8 B, Chandigarh
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsMilkha Singh (Athlete)
Husband/SpouseMilkha Singh (Athlete)
Marriage DateYear 1962
ChildrenSonJeev Milkha Singh (Golfer)
Daughter– Sonia Sanwalka & 2 More
Money Factor
Net Worth$2.5 million (as in 2012)

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