Gen Rawat, Wife Madhulika To Be Cremated At Delhi Cantt On Friday

Gen Rawat, Wife 11 Others Died in Chopper Crash on Wednesday

Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat will be cremated in Delhi Cantonment on Friday, informed sources.

Their mortal remains are expected to arrive in the national capital in a military plane by evening today, the sources said.


The bodies would be brought to his house on Friday and people would be allowed to pay last respect from 11 am to 2 pm, followed by a funeral procession which will start from Kamraj Marg to Brar Square crematorium in Delhi Cantonment.

General Rawat, his wife, and 11 other personnel of the Armed Forces died after a military helicopter crashed in Coonoor in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, the Indian Air Force said today.

General Rawat, India’s first CDS was on a visit to the Defence Services Staff College in Wellington to address the faculty and student officers of the Staff Course when his chopper crashed near Coonor in the Nilgiris district.

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