CDS Gen Bipin Rawat’s first death anniversary: Services chiefs pay rich tribute at NDA

Team India Sentinels Thursday 8th of December 2022 04:10 PM

New Delhi: Service chiefs Gen Manoj Pande, Admiral R Hari Kumar, and Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari paid homage at the iconic Hut of Remembrance of the National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla in the solemn memory of Gen Bipin Rawat, on his first death anniversary.

The ceremony was conducted at the same time the Indian armed forces lost the first CDS.

Gen Rawat was an alumnus of Charlie Squadron of the 53rd NDA course.

The general officer served the nation as the 27th chief of the Army staff and subsequently the first chief of the defence staff, prior his unfortunate demise in a helicopter crash, on December 8, 2021.

Several senior military officers, veterans, and politicians remembered Gen Rawat as an outstanding soldier and a true patriot who greatly contributed to modernizing our armed forces and security apparatus.

As India’s first chief of defence staff, the general worked on diverse aspects relating to our armed forces, most notably on defence reforms. His insight and perspectives on strategic matters were highly appreciated by the defence establishment.


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