Milkha Singh wanted to join the Indian Army and was rejected three times and got selected in forth time. His talent as an athlete came into the light there and there he made a record in the 400 meter race. There was no looking back for this flying Sikh after that.
Milkha Singh is also known as Flying Sikh, this name was given by people of Pakistan when Milkha Singh won the highly publicized race in Pakistan.
Milkha Singh is Director of Sports in Punjab. Who can be more deserving than Milkha Singh for such a prestigious post.
Milkha Singh was awarded the Padma Shri, for his achievements in Sports.
Contributed By Sonia Narula