Rajnath Singh expresses grief over demise of Gen Bipin Rawat
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has expressed grief over the demise of General Bipin Rawat. In a series of tweets, Mr. Singh said, he is deeply anguished by the sudden demise of Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 other Armed Forces personnel in an extremely unfortunate helicopter accident today in Tamil Nadu. He said, General Rawat’s untimely death is an irreparable loss to our Armed Forces and the country.
The Minister said, his heart goes out to the families of those who lost their loved ones in this accident. He prayed for the speedy recovery of Group Captain Varun Singh, who is currently under treatment at the Military Hospital, Wellington. He said, General Rawat had served the country with exceptional courage and diligence. He said, as the first Chief of Defence Staff he had prepared plans for jointness of our Armed Forces.