Bipin Rawat Daughters: India’s first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat passed away in an unfortunate Indian Air Force (IAF) chopper accident. His wife Madhulika Rawat along with 11 others were also killed in the helicopter crash.
Announcing their demise, 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.”
Their bodies were brought to Delhi in a military aircraft. The bodies of Gen Rawat and his wife will be kept at their 3 Kamaraj Marg residence. This will allow general public to pay their final respects from 11 am to 12:30 pm today. The funeral is scheduled for 4 pm today. The couple is survived by two daughters. Kritika Rawat and Tarini Rawat, Bipin Rawat’s daughters, paid their last respects to their parents on 10 December, performed their last rites at the Brar Square crematorium, Delhi Cantt. Today morning, they collected the ashes of their parents which will be immersed in Haridwar, Uttarakhand today.
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More about Madhulika Rawat
She pursued psychology from Delhi University. She was also the president of the Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA) as she believed in constantly giving back to society. She worked tirelessly towards to uplift Army widows, differently-abled children, cancer patients, and dependents of Indian Army personnel.