The funeral of Chief of Defence Workers Basic Bipin Rawat and his spouse Madhulika Rawat, who have been amongst 13 folks killed in a helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu Wednesday, can be held at Brar Sq. crematorium in Delhi Cantonment in the present day.
The our bodies of Basic Rawat, his spouse and the defence personnel killed within the crash have been flown in from Sulur in Tamil Nadu final night time. On their arrival at Palam air base in Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Nationwide Safety Advisor Ajit Doval and prime officers of the defence companies paid them tributes.
The Military has stated civilians will pay their respects to Basic Rawat at his 3, Kamraj Marg residence between 10 am and 12.30 pm in the present day, information company ANI reported. These within the forces will pay their tribute to the Basic between 12.30 pm and 1.30 pm.
The our bodies of Basic Rawat and his spouse Madhulika Rawat are scheduled to depart for the crematorium at 2 pm. In line with Delhi Police, the funeral procession will go by Rajaji Marg, Teen Murti Chowk, 11 Murti, Sardar Patel Marg and Dhaula Kuan earlier than reaching Delhi Cantonment.
The funeral of Brigadier Lakhwinder Singh Lidder, defence assistant to Basic Rawat and one other sufferer of the chopper crash, can be held at Delhi Cantonment at 9.15 am in the present day.
Basic Rawat and 12 folks on board an Mi-17 V5 helicopter have been on their option to the Defence Providers Workers School in Wellington when the crash happened.
In addition to Basic Rawat, his spouse Maddhulika Rawat and Brigadier Lidder, Workers Officer Lieutenant Colonel Harjinder Singh, Wing Commander Prithvi Singh Chauhan, Squadron Chief Kuldeep Singh, Junior Warrant Officer Rana Pratap Das, Junior Warrant Officer Arakkal Pradeep, Havildar Satpal Rai, Naik Gursewak Singh, Naik Jitendra Kumar, Lance Naik Vivek Kumar and Lance Naik B Sai Teja have been killed within the crash.
Group Captain Varun Singh, the lone survivor from the crash, has been shifted to Air Pressure Command hospital at Bengaluru for therapy.
Thus far, the our bodies of Basic Rawat, his spouse, Brigadier Lidder and Lance Naik Vivek Kumar have been recognized.
The Military has stated that the method for identification of the our bodies of the opposite personnel is continuous. It additionally stated applicable navy funerals of all of the lifeless are being deliberate in session with their members of the family.