General Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 others died in the accident in Tamil Nadu. Photo: AFP
General Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 others died in the accident in Tamil Nadu. Photo: AFP
India

India’s chief of defence staff Bipin Rawat among 13 dead in helicopter crash

  • Bipin Rawat had a four-decade military career that included overseeing forces in Indian-administered Kashmir and along the Line of Actual Control bordering China
  • PM Narendra Modi described him as a ‘patriot’ who contributed to modernising India’s armed forces and security apparatus

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General Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 others died in the accident in Tamil Nadu. Photo: AFP
General Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 others died in the accident in Tamil Nadu. Photo: AFP
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