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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh poses for a group photograph along with Minister of Armed Forces of France Florence Parly and other dignitaries during the Rafale induction ceremony, at IAF airbase in Ambala.

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Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria during the Rafale induction ceremony, at the airbase in Ambala.

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Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat pays his last respects to former President Pranab Mukherjee at his residence, 10 Rajaji Marg in New Delhi. Mukherjee, 84, passed away Monday at Army's RR Hospital.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh (C), Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Bipin Rawat (4L), Chief of Army Staff General M M Naravane (L), Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh (3L), Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal R K S Bhadauria (2L) and others during 'Atmanirbhar' Bharat Defence Industry outreach webinar, in New Delhi.

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NSA Ajit Doval, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Mukund Naravane, Chief of Naval Staff Karambir Singh and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh with Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and Secretary (Defence Production) Raj Kumar during the launch of the portal 'SRIJAN' on the final day of Atmanirbharta Week celebration in New Delhi.

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Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat gets his hands sanitised as he arrives to attend a meeting with Indonesian Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto at South Block in New Delhi.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays tribute to the martyrs of Kargil war on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas, at National War Memorial in New Delhi. Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Naval Staff Karambir Singh, Army Chief General MM Naravane, and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria are also seen.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays tribute to the martyrs of Kargil war on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas, at National War Memorial in New Delhi.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh leaves after paying tribute to the martyrs of Kargil war on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas, at National War Memorial in New Delhi. Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat (2nd L), Chief of Naval Staff Karambir Singh (L), Army Chief General MM Naravane (2nd R), and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria (R) are also seen.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh poses with officers at a forward base in Ladakh. Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane are accompanying him on the visit.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh with the troops who participated in the para dropping and other military exercise at Stakna, in Leh, Ladakh.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh poses for a group photo with troops who took part in para dropping and other military exercises at Stakna, in Leh, Ladakh. Chief of Defence Services Gen Bipin Rawat and Army Chief General M M Naravane (2nd R) are also seen.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat arrives in Leh.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh addresses MSME's E-conclave themed on ‘Business Continuity for MSMEs in Defence & Aerospace Sector’ in New Delhi. Also seen are Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat (2nd L) and Secretary (Defence Production) Raj Kumar (2nd R).

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh presides over a meeting on expansion of National Cadet Corps (NCC), in New Delhi. Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal R K S Bhadauria, Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar and Director General NCC Lt General Rajeev Chopra are also seen.

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Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat (2L), Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh (2R), Chief of the Army Staff General MM Naravane (L) and Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria during a press conference, in New Delhi

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Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen Bipin Rawat, wearing face mask amid concerns over COVID-19, addresses a press conference in New Delhi.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh chairs a meeting with National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and Tri-Service Chiefs Karambir Singh, R K S Bhadauria and M M Naravane, in New Delhi.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reviews operational preparedness and measures undertaken to fight COVID-19 via video conference with various Commanders in Chief, in New Delhi. Also seen are Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal R K S Bhadauria, Chief of the Army Staff General M M Naravane, Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar and Secretary (Defence Finance) Smt Gargi Kaul.

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Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat leaves after attending Union Group of Ministers (GOM) meeting on COVID-19, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, at Nirman Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh (3R), Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat (3L), Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria (2R), Indian Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh (R), Chairman of DRDO, G Satheesh Reddy (2L) and Air Marshal KK Nohwar (retd), director general, Centre for Air Power Studies, attend a seminar ‘Air power in no war, no peace scenario' in New Delhi.

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Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat (L) and Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar (C) at the National War Memorial on its first anniversary, in New Delhi.

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Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat (R) and Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane at an event organised to present trophies to best marching contingents of Republic Day Parade 2020, at South Block, in New Delhi.

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Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen Bipin Rawat visits (L) stalls during the 11th edition of DefExpo, in Lucknow. The main theme of the Expo is 'India: The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub' and the focus will be on 'digital transformation' of Defence.

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Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat (L), with Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane (C) and Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh during a meeting at South Block, in New Delhi.

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Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his 72nd death anniversary, also observed as Martyrs' Day, at Rajghat in New Delhi.

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Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat at the induction ceremony of the first Sukhoi-30MKI fighter aircraft squadron at the Thanjavur airbase.

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Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat speaks during the Raisina Dialogue 2020, in New Delhi.

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Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat speaks as Gareth Bayley, UK Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan and Director South Asia at FCO and Saad Mohseni (L), CEO, Moby Group, Australia look on, during the Raisina Dialogue 2020, in New Delhi.

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Chief of Defence Staff (India) Bipin Rawat takes the salute during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Ground, in New Delhi.

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Chief of the Defence Staff Gen. Bipin Rawat, Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh and Ary Chief Gen. Manoj Mukund Naravane and IAF chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria during the launch of an 'Application for Grant of Permission for Aerial Photography/Remote Sensing Survey', in New Delhi.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launches the Application for Grant of Permission for Aerial Photography/Remote Sensing Survey, in New Delhi. Chief of the Defence Staff Gen. Bipin Rawat, Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh and Ary Chief Gen. Manoj Mukund Naravane are also seen.

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India's first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen Bipin Rawat (C) poses for a group photograph with Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane (L) Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh (2ndL) and Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria after inspecting the Guard of Honour at South Block lawns in New Delhi.

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India's first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen Bipin Rawat inspects the Guard of Honour at South Block lawns in New Delhi

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India's first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen Bipin Rawat places a wreath at the National War Memorial in New Delhi

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India's first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen Bipin Rawat pays homage at the National War Memorial, in New Delhi

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General Manoj Mukund Naravane takes charge as Chief of Army Staff in the presence of Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat in New Delhi.

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General Manoj Mukund Naravane shakes hands with Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat as the former takes charge as Chief of Army Staff in New Delhi.

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India's first Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat signs the visitors book after paying homage at National War Memorial in New Delhi.

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India's first Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat pays homage at National War Memorial in New Delhi

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India's first Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat arrives to pay homage at National War Memorial in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind shakes hands with Army Chief Bipin Rawat during a meeting in New Delhi

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India's first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen Bipin Rawat inspects the Guard of Honour at South Block lawns in New Delhi

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India's first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen Bipin Rawat poses for photographs after inspecting the Guard of Honour at South Block lawns in New Delhi.

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India's first Chief of Defence Staff(CDS) Gen Bipin Rawat inspects the Guard of Honour at South Block lawns in New Delhi

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India's first Chief of Defence Staff(CDS) Gen Bipin Rawat addresses media personnel after inspecting the Guard of Honour at South Block lawns in New Delhi.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh releases a booklet at Raksha Mantri’s Awards for Excellence 2019 function in New Delhi. Also seen are Chief of the Army Staff General Bipin Rawat and Director General Defence Estates Deepa Bajwa.

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Army chief Gen Bipin Singh Rawat and Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar during the launch of the Atal Bhujal Yojana, a mission to help in supplying water to every house-hold by 2024, at a function in New Delhi.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Army chief General Bipin Rawat and Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar during the Integrated Financial Advisor (IFA) workshop in New Delhi.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Army chief General Bipin Rawat during the Integrated Financial Advisor (IFA) workshop in New Delhi.

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Chief of the Army Staff, Indian Army General Bipin Rawat shakes hands with Japanese Defence Minister Taro Kono during a meeting, in Tokyo, Japan.

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Chief of Staff, Japan Ground Self Defence Force, General Goro Yuasa meets Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee and Chief of the Army Staff General Bipin Rawat, in New Delhi.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets Chief of the Army Staff General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh and Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria at his office, in New Delhi.

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Army Chief General Bipin Rawat during the collective training conducted by troops of Eastern Command at Sela, approximately 90 kms from the Line of Actual Control (LAC), in Tawang district.

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Army Chief General Bipin Rawat speaks during the collective training conducted by troops of Eastern Command at Sela, approximately 90 kms from the Line of Actual Control (LAC), in Tawang district.

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Former Indian cricketer and honorary Indian Air Force (IAF) officer Sachin Tendulkar, center right, speaks with Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat during Air Force Day parade at the Hindon air base on the outskirts of New Delhi.

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Outgoing Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa handing over the baton to the new Chairman COSC Chief of the Army Staff General Bipin Rawa, during a baton handing over ceremony of the Chairman COSC, in New Delhi.

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Outgoing Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa handing over the baton to the new Chairman COSC Chief of the Army Staff General Bipin Rawat, during a baton handing over ceremony of the Chairman COSC, in New Delhi. Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh is also seen.

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Chief of the Army Staff General Bipin Rawat addresses during the inauguration of Young Leaders Training Wing (YTW) at Officers Training Academy, in Chennai.

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Army chief Gen. Bipin Rawat during a visit to Kedarnath dham in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand.

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Army Chief General Bipin Rawat interacts with Finance Commission Chairman NK Singh and other members, at Fire & Fury Corps HQ, at Leh.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh with UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath unveil the brochure of DefExpo 2020, in New Delhi.

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General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) looks across Line of Control into Pakistan Occupied Kashmir as he arrives to review prevailing situation and operational readiness of the units of White Knight Corps in Rajouri and Ponch sector.

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General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) accompanied by Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Army Commander, Northern Command visits troops on the Line of Control to review prevailing situation and operational readiness of the units of White Knight Corps., in Rajouri and Ponch sector.

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Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat on a two-day visit to the Valley to review the prevailing security situation after the scrapping of Article 370, in Srinagar.

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President Ram Nath Kovind shakes hands with Army chief Bipin Rawat as First Lady Savita Kovind and Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh look on, during the 'At-Home' reception organised on the occasion of 73rd Independence Day.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh attends the cultural programme on the culmination of 5th International Army Scout Masters Competition 2019, in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan.

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Army Chief General Bipin Rawat addresses a seminar on '20 years after Kargil conflict', at Manekshaw Centre in New Delhi

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Army Chief Bipin Rawat pays tributes to Major Ketan Sharma after his mortal remains were brought at AFS Palam, in New Delhi.

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Chief of the Army Staff General Bipin Rawat pays tributes to the mortal remains of Lance Naik Mohammad Jawed, in New Delhi.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays tribute to martyred soldiers, in Siachen.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh along with three Services’ Chiefs pays homage to the martyrs at National War Memorial ahead of taking charge as Defence Minister, in New Delhi.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh being received by Chief of the Army Staff General Bipin Rawat during his visit to National War Memorial, in New Delhi. Also seen in the picture are Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh and Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief of Army Staff Bipin Rawat at the Defence Investiture Ceremony- II, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief of Army Staff Bipin Rawat, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba and Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa in a group photo with the recipient of gallantry awards & distinguished service decorations during Defence Investiture Ceremony-II, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Army Chief General Bipin Rawat and Russian Army Chief, Col-Gen Salyukov Oleg Leonidovich during a meeting, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents 'Param Vishist Seva Medal' to Army Chief General Bipin Rawat during Defence Investiture Ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat interacts with various army forwards in Jammu region to review the operational deployment & preparedness, in Jammu.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs a high-level meeting on security at his residence, in New Delhi. Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval, Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat, Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba and other officials are also seen.

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Chief of Army Staff Gen Bipin Rawat waves from the cockpit of the Light Combat Aircraft 'Tejas' as it takes off for a sortie on the 2nd day of the 12th edition of Aero India 2019 air show at Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru.

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Chief of Army Staff Gen Bipin Rawat waves from the cockpit of the Light Combat Aircraft 'Tejas' before a sortie on the 2nd day of the 12th edition of Aero India 2019 air show at Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru.

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Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba, Army Chief Gen Bipin Singh Rawat and Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa release a brochure during the inauguration of the 12th edition of AERO India 2019 at Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru.

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Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Union minsiter Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore with Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat, Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba and IAF chief Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa pay tribute to martyred CRPF jawans, who lost their lives in Pulwama terror attack, after their mortal remains were brought at AFS Palam in New Delhi.

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Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, second left, talks to Defense minister Nirmala Sitharaman, left, as Naval Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba, right, watches during a ceremony to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi, on his death anniversary at the Rajghat, a Gandhi memorial, in New Delhi.

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Tri-services Chiefs Army General Bipin Rawat, Air Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa and Navy Admiral Sunil Lanba with their partners during the Republic Day 'At Home' at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind greets Army Chief General Bipin Rawat at a reception on the occasion of Army Day, in New Delhi.

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Army Chief General Bipin Rawat presents 'Sena Medal' to the widow of Shashi Kumar, during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground, in New Delhi.

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Army Chief General Bipin Rawat salutes the widow of an army martyr after honouring her during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground, in New Delhi.

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Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat addresses during the Army Day Parade in New Delhi.

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Army Chief Bipin Rawat addresses a press conference ahead of Army Day, in New Delhi.

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Army Chief Bipin Rawat addresses a press conference ahead of Army Day, in New Delhi.

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Army chief General Bipin Rawat reviews the Combined Graduation Parade at Air Force Academy, Dundigal, in Hyderabad.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Army Chief General Bipin Rawat at 'Uttrakhand Mahotsav', in Lucknow.

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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Army Chief General Bipin Rawat attend the formal induction of three major artillery gun systems, including the M777 American Ultra Light Howitzers and the K-9 Vajra, into the Army during a ceremony at Deolali artillery centre, in Nashik district.

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Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat pays homage to the Martyrs, on the occasion of Infantry Day, at the Amar Jawan Jyoti, India Gate in New Delhi.

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Honorary Group Captain Sachin Tendulkar with Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa and Army Chief Gen Bipin Singh Rawat watches a fly-past as he attends the 86th Air Force Day Parade 2018, at Air Force Station, Hindon in Ghaziabad.

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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman with Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat interacts with troops of the 28 Inf Div on their visit to the Balbir forward post in Keran sector, J & K.

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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, along with Army chief General Bipin Rawat, IAF chief Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa and Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba, after paying tribute at Amar Jawan Jyoti on Kargil Vijay Diwas, in New Delhi.

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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, along with Army chief General Bipin Rawat and Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba, pays tribute at Amar Jawan Jyoti on Kargil Vijay Diwas, in New Delhi.

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