Two daughters of late CDS General Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat performed the ritual at five confluence points including Devprayag, Rudraprayag, Karnaprayag, Nandprayag and Vishnuprayag.
CDS (Chief of Defence Staff) General Bipin Rawat was killed along with his wife Madhulika Rawat and 11 others in a chopper crash in Tamil Nadu’s Coonoor on December 9.
On January 1 last year, Gen Rawat took charge as India's first CDS with a mandate to bring in convergence in the functioning of the Army, the Navy and the Indian Air Force and bolster the country's overall military prowess.
The untimely demise of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat has raised questions around who the next CDS would be. From General Naravane to Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, here are a few names for the post that have been doing rounds.
CDS (Chief of Defence Staff) Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat’s mortal remains have been kept at their official residence in New Delhi for now, where from they will taken to Brar crematorium in Delhi cantonment at around 2pm.
Group Captain Varun Singh became the lone survivor of the IAF chopper crash that killed Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat and 12 others in Coonoor, Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. Singh was awarded the Shaurya Chakra early this year for safely landing a Tejas fighter aircraft during an aerial emergency.
The Indian Air Force aircraft Mi-17V5 carrying India's first CDS Genreral Vipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 12 other army officers crashed near Coonoor district in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday killing 13 out of the 14 passengers.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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