People of Macchal Pay Tributes to Gen Bipin Rawat – Undertake Candlelight March

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SRINAGAR, Dec 9: Aggrieved by the sad and untimely demise of India’s first CDS Gen Bipin Rawat around 150 residents of Machhal village carried out a candle light march on 09 Dec 2021 in his memory. They also paid homage to Mrs 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.
Incidentally General Bipin Rawat and Brigadier LS Lidder who also got martyred in the helicopter accident had visited the Macchal Sector on 27 Jul this year.
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 Kashmiris for his untiring efforts to ensure security and to bring in peace and stability in J&K.