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Childhood photos of General Bipin Rawat died in IAF chopper crash coonoor Tamil Nadu


Image Source : CDS GENERAL BIPIN RAWAT’S FAMILY

Childhood photo of CDS General Bipin Rawat who died in a chopper crash. 

Highlights

  • Born on March 16, 1958, Late General Rawat was born in Pauri, Uttarakhand
  • General Rawat was commissioned into the 5th battalion of 11 Gorkha Rifles on 16 December 1978
  • A total of 14 persons on board including CDS Rawat took off from the Sulur air base near Coimbatore

India’s first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 others were killed in a helicopter crash near Coonoor in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, the Indian Air Force said.

President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and leaders across the political spectrum condoled the demise of Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and hailed his contribution to the armed forces as well as the country.

The copter carrying General Rawat and his entourage crashed in apparently foggy conditions, killing the 13 people on board, the IAF and other officials said. One person — IAF Group Captain Varun Singh — has survived the crash and is being treated at a hospital.

President Kovind said it was deeply painful for him to learn of the loss of lives in the helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu. “I join fellow citizens in paying tributes to each of those who died while performing their duty. My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families,” he tweeted.

“I am shocked and anguished over the untimely demise of General Bipin Rawat and his wife, Madhulika ji. The nation has lost one of its bravest sons.


His four decades of selfless service to the motherland was marked by exceptional gallantry and heroism. My condolences to his family,” the president said.

As the nation mourns the dead of CDS Rawat, other defence officials, take a look at some of the rare photographs of the brave man who was born to serve in the Indian Army

From childhood to early days in service, here are some photos of Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, who died in a helicopter crash earlier today.

Image Source : CDS GENERAL BIPIN RAWAT’S FAMILY

Childhood photo of CDS General Bipin Rawat who died in a chopper crash. 

India Tv - CDS General Bipin Rawat

Image Source : GENERAL BIPIN RAWAT’S FAMILY

Rare childhood photo of CDS General Bipin Rawat who died in a chopper crash. His wife, 11 others were also killed in the incident. 

India Tv - CDS General Bipin Rawat

Image Source : GENERAL BIPIN RAWAT’S FAMILY

CDS General Bipin Rawat’s childhood photo. 

India Tv - CDS General Bipin Rawat

Image Source : PTI

CDS General Bipin Rawat.

India Tv - General Bipin Rawat

Image Source : PTI

CDS General Bipin Rawat, died in an IAF chopper crash. His wife, 11 other defence officials also died in the incident.

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