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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh To Brief Parliament On Chopper Crash


Defence Minister Rajnath Singh To Brief Parliament On Chopper Crash

Rajnath Singh will transient the parliament tomorrow.

New Delhi:

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will transient each homes of the parliament on the chopper crash in Tamil Nadu’s Nilgiri Hills that claimed the lives of Chief of Defence Workers Normal Bipin Rawat, his spouse Dr Madhulika Rawat, and eleven members of his workers. Mr Singh will communicate within the Lok Sabha at 11:15 am and at midday within the higher home, sources say.

The Defence Minister had right this moment tweeted concerning the “distinctive braveness and diligence” of India’s prime army officer.

“Deeply anguished by the sudden demise of Chief of Defence Workers Gen Bipin Rawat, his spouse and 11 different Armed Forces personnel in an especially unlucky helicopter accident right this moment in Tamil Nadu. His premature demise is an irreparable loss to our Armed Forces and the nation,” he mentioned.

Mr Singh visited Normal Rawat’s house in Delhi earlier this night and briefed the Prime Minister, who additionally met with prime ministers who’re members of the Cupboard Committee on Safety.

4 crew members and ten passengers, together with the CDS, have been on board the Air Power’s Mi-17V5 helicopter. The chopper crashed round quarter-hour after it took off this morning from an Air Power base in Sulur close to Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore. It was heading to Wellington in Udhagamandalam, also referred to as Ooty, the place a Defence Companies Workers Faculty is positioned. It crashed in Coonoor, a spot between Coimbatore and Sulur.

Normal Rawat, 63, was appointed as India’s first Chief of Defence Workers (CDS) by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s authorities in late 2019.

Normal Rawat and his spouse shall be cremated on Friday in Delhi Cantonment. Their our bodies are anticipated to reach within the nationwide capital in a army airplane by tomorrow night.

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