- CDS General Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 11 other people on board IAF chopper died in Tamil Nadu chopper crash. Stay with Indiatoday.in for LIVE updates on Gen Bipin Rawat’s chopper crash news.
President of India Ram Nath Kovind offered condolences on Twitter. He wrote: “I am shocked and anguished over the untimely demise of Gen. 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 moral remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife, along with others killed in the crash, are expected to arrive in Delhi by tomorrow evening.
Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat, passed away in an IAF chopper crash in Tamil Nadu’s Coonoor on Wednesday.
With deep regret, it has now been ascertained that Gen Bipin Rawat, Mrs Madhulika Rawat and 11 other persons on board have died in the unfortunate accident.
— Indian Air Force (@IAF_MCC) December 8, 2021