CDS Bipin Rawat Biography: An IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter has crashed in Coonoor district of Tamil Nadu with CDS Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 12 other people on board.
Thirteen of the 14 people aboard the helicopter have been declared dead and their remains will be flown to Delhi by Indian Air Force aircraft this evening.
The last rites for General Bipin Rawat of the CDS will be performed in full military honor while the last rites for other military personnel will be performed in appropriate military honor.
The health condition of group captain Varun Singh, the sole survivor of the tragic accident, is critical but stable. He is currently undergoing treatment at Military Hospital, Wellington and may be transferred to Command Hospital, Bangalore.
An order has been issued to conduct a three-service investigation to ascertain the cause of the accident. It will be commanded by Air Chief Marshal Manavendra Singh. The black box of a doomed Israeli Air Force helicopter has been recovered.
In this sad, unfortunate moment, let’s take a look at the life of CDS Bipin Rawat.
#Watch | Last moments of Mi-17 helicopter carrying CDS Bipin Rawat and 13 others before crashing near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu yesterday
(Video source: Local residents near the scene of the accident) pic.twitter.com/jzdf0lGU5L
– Ani (ANI)
December 9, 2021
General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) was visiting Defense Services Staff College, Wellington (Nilgiri Hills) to address the faculty and student officers at today’s Staff Course.
Indian Air Force (IAF_MCC)
December 8, 2021
An IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter, with CDS Gen Bipin Rawat on board, had an accident today near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu.
An investigation has been opened to ascertain the cause of the accident.
Indian Air Force (IAF_MCC)
December 8, 2021
CDS Bipin Rawat: Birth, Early Life, and Education
General Bipin Rawat was a four-star general in the Indian Army who was appointed as India’s first CDS on December 31, 2021. He took office on January 1, 2020.
|About CDS Bipin Rawat|
|Birth||March 16, 1958 (Puri, Uttarakhand)|
|death||December 8, 2021 (Coonoor, Tamil Nadu)|
National Defense Academy (Bachelor)
Service Personnel College (MPhil)
US Army Command and General Staff College (ILE)
Chaudhry Charan Singh University (PhD)
|dad||Lieutenant General Laxman Singh Rawat|
|years of service||December 16, 1978 – November 8, 2021|
Param Fisht Seva Medal
Wissam Utam would like a sword
Medal Aity Fisht Siva
Wissam would like a sword
Wissam Fishht Siva
Birth and family: Chief of Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat was born in Puri, Uttarakhand. His father, Laxman Singh Rawat, served in the Indian Army and rose to the rank of First Lieutenant. His mother was the daughter of the former MLA of Uttarakhand, Uttarkashi.
education: He received his formal education at Cambrian Hall School, Dehradun and St Edward’s School, Shimla, and joined the National Defense Academy, Khadakwasla and the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, where he was honored with the “Sword of Honor”.
He is also a graduate of the Defense Services Staff College (DSSC), Wellington, and the Senior Command course at the US Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
He also obtained a master’s degree in philosophy. Certificate in Defense Studies as well as Diploma in Management and Computer Studies from University of Madras. For his research on Strategic Studies of Military Media, he was honored with a Doctor of Philosophy degree from Chaudhry Charan Singh University, Meerut.
CDS Bipin Rawat: Military career
On December 16, 1978, CDS Bipin Rawat . was Commissioned in the 5th Battalion of the 11th Gurkha Rifle, same unit as his father, Laxman Singh Rawat. Spent 10 years conducting counterinsurgency operations and Served in various ranges from major to current CDs.
While serving in a position Main, CDS Bipin Rawat led a company in Uri in Jammu and Kashmir. He led his battalion along the LAC in Kibithu as a colonel. After being promoted to rank brigadierHe took command of the 5th Division of the Rashtriya Rifles in Subur and the Multinational Brigade On a mission of Chapter VII in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), where he was twice honored with the Force Commander’s Honor.
Bipin Rawat assumed the position of Commander in Chief of the 19th Infantry Division at Uri when he was promoted to the rank of major General. NS Lieutenant generalHe took command of the Third Corps, based at Dimapur before taking command of the Southern Army at Pune.
took office Commander in Chief, Commander in Chief (GOC-in-C) Southern Command After being promoted to the rank of army commander. After a short time, he was promoted to the position Deputy Chief of Staff of the Army.
designated as Chief of Staff of the Twenty-seventh Army by the Government of India on 17 December 2016 and assumed office on 31 December 2016. He also served as the 57th and final Chairman of the Indian Army Chiefs of Staff Committee. He was appointed as the first CDS on December 30, 2021 and took office on January 1, 2020.
|Rank||Date of hiring|
|second lieutenant||December 16, 1978|
|Lieutenant||December 16 1980|
|captain||July 31, 1984|
|Main||December 16, 1989|
|lieutenant colonel||June 1, 1998|
|colonel||August 1, 2003|
|brigadier||October 1, 2007|
|major General||October 20 2011|
|Lieutenant general||June 1, 2014|
|General (COAS)||January 1, 2017|
|generic (CDS)||December 31, 2019|
CDS Bipin Rawat: Awards
During his career spanning more than 40 years, General Bipin Rawat has been awarded numerous medals and decorations in honor of his bravery and distinguished service. These are mentioned below:
1- Param Fisht Siva medallion
2- Wissam Utam would like a sword
3- Aity Fishnet Seva Medal
4- Medal wishing for a sword
5- Sina Medal
6- Fisht Siva medal
7- Medal of Wound
8- Samania Siva Medal
9- Special Service Medal
10- Parakarem Medal
11- Senya Siva Medal
12- High Altitude Service Medal
13- The Videsh Siva Medal
14- The fiftieth anniversary of the Medal of Independence
15-30 Years Long Service Medal
16 – Service Medal for 20 Years
17- 9 years Service Medal
CDS Bipin Rawat Death
The Indian Air Force announced the death of the Chief of Defense Staff of the Indian Armed Forces. He was on board the IAF Mi 175 V5 helicopter that crashed near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu.
Chronology of the event: IAF helicopter crash
1- General Bipin Rawat of CDS was on a scheduled visit to the Defense Services Staff College in Wellington to interact with cadet officers.
2- The IAF Mi 17 V5 helicopter took off from Solor Air Base at 11:48 am on 8 December 2021 and was expected to land in Wellington by 12:15 pm.
3- At approximately 12:08 pm, the helicopter was lost contact with air traffic control at Solor Air Base.
4- After that, a few locals discovered a fire in the woods near Coonoor and rushed to the place.
5- The people saw the wreckage of the helicopter as it was burning.
6- Rescue teams from the local administration nearby arrived at the site and tried to retrieve the survivors from the crash site.
7. All those found from the wreckage were taken to the Military Hospital in Wellington.
8- Of the total 14 people on board the stricken helicopter, 13 died as a result of their injuries.
9- Group leader Varun Singh is the sole survivor of the tragic accident. His condition is critical, but stable.
10- The remains of 13 people will be brought to Delhi this evening for the last rites.
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