People of Macchal pay tributes to Gen Bipin Rawat
Undertake candlelight march
Srinagar: Anguished by the sad and untimely demise of India’s first CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, around 150 residents of Machhal near Line of Control carried out a candlelight march on Thursday in his memory, said PRO (Defence) Srinagar.
“They also paid homage to Madhulika Rawat and 11 other Army personnel who were also martyred in the tragic MI -17 V5 crash at Coonor, Tamil Nadu on 08 Dec. General Bipin Rawat and Brigadier LS Lidder who also got martyred in the helicopter accident had visited the Macchal Sector on 27 July this year,” the PRO said.
“The congregation kept two minutes silence for the departed souls and prayed to the Almighty to grant them eternal peace. General Rawat will always be remembered by the Kashmir is for his untiring efforts to ensure security and to bring peace and stability in J&K,” he said.