Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh cremated with full state honour

18 September, New Delhi

 

The mortal remains of Marshal of Indian Air Force Arjan Singh was consigned to flames in New Delhi Monday. He was accorded 17 Gun salute and a fly past before the final rites. Marshal Arjan Singh was accorded a state funeral. His mortal remains were taken to the funeral site from his residence Kautilya Marg in a gun carriage procession.

Marshal Arjan Singh passed away in New Delhi on Saturday evening. 98-year old Singh had been admitted to Army’s RR Hospital following a heart attack.

President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Vankaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to legendary soldier at his residence. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, former Prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh and BJP veteran Lal Krishna Advani were present at the funeral.

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