General Bipin Rawat daughters, Kritika Rawat and Tarini Rawat, have immersed their parents’ ashes in Haridwar today ( 11 December) hours after collecting from Brar Square crematorium, Delhi Cantonment today morning.
The two daughters also performed their last rites on 10th December as they were cremated with full military honours in Delhi. There was also a 17-gun salute as the nation bid farewell to him.
Kritika Rawat is Bipin Rawat’s elder daughter. She has a son also and lives in Mumbai. Tarini Rawat, on the other hand, is an advocate and used to stay with her parents in Delhi.
who is married, has a son and lives in Mumbai. The younger sibling, Tarini is an advocate and used to stay with the parents in the national capital, according to reports.
Announcing the demise of CDS General Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat, the IAF had tweeted, “With deep regret, it has now been ascertained that Gen Bipin Rawat, Mrs Madhulika Rawat, and 11 other persons on board have died in the unfortunate accident.”
Leaders who paid their tribute to General Bipin Rawat include Union Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman, Mansukh Mandaviya, Smriti Irani, and Sarbananda Sonowal.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi also took to Twitter to pay his tribute to him. He called Rawat an outstanding soldier and said, “He was a true patriot, he greatly contributed to modernising our armed forces and security apparatus. His insights and perspectives on strategic matters were exceptional. His passing away has saddened me deeply. Om Shanti.”
Brig Lakhwinder Singh Lidder was also among the armed personnel who lost their lives in the Coonoor helicopter crash. He was a a second-generation Army officer and was set to be promoted as Major General soon.
His wife Geetika Lidder and 16-year-old daughter Aashna Lidder paid their last respects to him at Brar Square, Delhi Cantt.
“I am going to be 17. So he was with me for 17 years, we will go ahead with happy memories. It’s a national loss. My father was a hero, my best friend. Maybe it was destined and better things will come our way. He was my biggest motivator”, says Aashna Lidder, daughter of Brig LS Lidder. Read more about it here.