Group Captain Varun Singh cremated with full military honours in Bhopal

Bhopal, 17/12: The mortal remains of Group Captain Varun Singh, who succumbed to his injuries after surviving last week’s helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu, were consigned to flames with full military and state honours in Bhopal on Friday.



Wrapped in a tricolour, the mortal remains were brought to the cremation ground in Bairagarh area here from the Military Hospital here in a flower-bedecked Army truck with people raising slogans of ‘Bharat mata ki jai’ and ‘Group Captain Varun Singh amar rahe’.


As the mortal remains reached the cremation ground, a ceremonial guard of honour was given by the defence forces personnel, after which the senior services officers paid their tributes by laying floral wreaths on the coffin of the Group Captain. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Medical Education Minister Vishvas Sarang also paid their tributes to the decorated air warrior

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