Milkha Singh's statue being erected to motivate youngsters to take up sports

The statue will be ready by the end of December and Milkha Singh has been invited by the academy to unveil it.

updated: November 19, 2013 18:36 IST
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Chandigarh: A 28-feet-high statue of legendary Indian athlete Milkha Singh is coming up in a village near Ludhiana to motivate youngsters to take up sports.

"A sports academy is raising the statue at a cost of Rs 7.5 lakh in village Jarkhar, about 10 km from Ludhiana," Singh told PTI.

"It will motivate young children take up sports besides promoting games in rural areas," the 'Flying Sikh' said.

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