Legend never Die.
CDS General Bipin Rawat: Extremely tragic news coming in. A very sad day for the nation as we have lost our CDS General Bipin Rawat, his wife, and 11 other defense staff in a Mi-series chopper that crashed between Coimbatore and sulfur in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. Gp capt Varun Singh, the directing staff at the defense services staff college, is the lone survivor and is undergoing treatment at the Military Hospital in Wellington. The helicopter took off from the air force station defense service staff college where the CDS was due to deliver a lecture.
NEW DELHI: General Bipin Rawat, who has been named as the first Chief of Defence Staff of the country, had served and long career as an officer of the Indian Army. He took over as the 27th Chief of Army Staff about three years ago on December 31, 2016. Before being appointed as the Army chief, Gen Rawat was tenanting the appointment of the Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCOAS) of the Indian Army from September 01, 2016.