IAF Marshal Arjan Singh cremated with full state honours, nation mourns


New Delhi: Marshal of the Air Force, Arjan Singh, who passed away at the Army’s Research and Referral Hospital on Saturday, was laid to rest with full state honours at Delhi’s Brar Square where his last rites were performed on Monday.

As a mark of respect to the departed son of the ‘Mother India’, the national flag will fly at half-mast in all government buildings in Delhi. Arjan Singh, the hero of the 1965 India-Pakistan war and the only Air Force officer to be promoted to five-star rank, died at the age of 98.

Arjan Singh, Marshal of Indian Air Force, laid to rest with full state honours.

Fly past held, tributes being paid at last rites ceremony of Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh at Delhi’s Brar Square.

The whole nation mourned the death of India’s pride, who breathed his last on Saturday.

He was admitted to Army’s Research and Referral hospital on Saturday morning after he suffered a cardiac arrest, the Defence Ministry said.


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