Photos: Narendra Modi, others at Marshal Arjan Singh's funeral

Updated: Sep 19, 2017, 14:14 IST
  • Photos: Narendra Modi, others at Marshal Arjan Singh's funeral

    The funeral procession of the sole Marshal of the Indian Air Force, Arjan Singh was conducted in the national capital New Delhi. All pictures/PTI

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    The funeral procession of the sole Marshal of the Indian Air Force, Arjan Singh was conducted in the national capital New Delhi. The procession was followed by the last rites, which was performed at the Brar Square. The wreath laying ceremony took place at 9:00 a.m

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  • Photos: Narendra Modi, others at Marshal Arjan Singh's funeral

    The nation bid a teary farewell to the Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh as the legendary warrior was laid to rest with full state honours including a fly past by fighter jets in New Delhi

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    One of the finest soldiers of India, Singh, who had led an young Indian Air Force during the 1965 India-Pakistan war, died on Saturday following a cardiac arrest at the age of 98

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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday visited the residence of Arjan Singh to express his condolences to the family

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    All senior officers of the three services were present at the Brar Square besides several political leaders including former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and BJP veteran L K Advani

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    Arjan Singh, the only officer to attain the highest post of Marshal of the Air Force, a rank equivalent to the Army's five star field marshal, was a fearless and exceptional pilot who played a major role in transforming the IAF into one of the most potent air forces globally and the fourth biggest in the world

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    Known as a man of few words, Singh was a fearless pilot and had profound knowledge about air power and applied it in a wide spectrum of areas

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    President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Singh's residence yesterday and paid glowing tributes to the war hero

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    Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and the three service chiefs were among those present at the crematorium. A number of former chiefs of the Army and Indian Air Force and Singh's family members paid tributes to the departed military icon at Brar Square

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    Arjan Singh had assiduously led the IAF during the 1965 war and denied success to Pakistan's air force though it was better equipped with American support

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    A gun salute was given to Singh while IAF Sukhoi fighter jets carried out a fly past in the `missing man formation in honour of the 1965 war hero who died on Saturday. There was a fly past by IAF choppers also

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    The National Flag will fly half-mast on account of the nation mourning the death

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Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh who served as Chief of the Air Staff from 1964 to 1969 and is the nation's oldest serving military officer was laid to rest with full Military honours at New Delhi

 

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