New Delhi: An army helicopter has crashed near the Wellington Training Center in the Nilgiris district near a dense jungle area known as Vampire. Thirteen people, including Commander-in-Chief of the Troops Pipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat, were killed in the tragic accident.
The accident is said to have been caused by heavy fog. Eyewitnesses said the helicopter lost control and crashed into a tree twice.
The bodies in the accident were completely charred and unrecognizable. Various leaders, including President Ramnath Govind, Prime Minister Modi, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh and Home Minister Amit Shah, have expressed condolences over the death of Bipin Rawat.
In this context, the Cabinet Committee on Defense, the highest body for decision-making on the country’s internal security and security policy, met in the evening. The meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was attended by Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, Home Minister Amit Shah, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, National Security Adviser Ajit Doval and senior Army officials.
Shortly afterwards, government sources said that a two-minute silence was observed at the meeting of the Commander-in-Chief of the three forces, Pipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 11 army officers. Who is the next Commander-in-Chief of the 3rd Army who already has a border issue with China? The question arose.
According to reports, the next troop commander was discussed at the meeting. It is learned that the selection of the 3rd Brigade Commander has been decided and a decision will be taken in a couple of days.
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The Cabinet Committee on Defense, the highest body for decision-making on the country’s internal security and security policy, met in the evening. According to reports, the next troop commander was discussed at the meeting
Story first published: Thursday, December 9, 2021, 0:14 [IST]