Indian from kashmir to Kanyakumari are paying tributes to general Bipin Rawat and 12 others who died in a chopper crash near Ooty on Wednesday. Social media is agog with videos of pictures of citizens paying tributes to Chief of Army Staff, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 11 other Military personnel who died in air crash
The most moving scenes came from Tamil Nadu’s small town Sulur where the locals showered flower petals as ambulances carrying the mortal remains of CDS Bipin Rawat, his wife and other personnel who died in the Coonoor Helicopter Crash, leave for Sulur airbase from Madras Regimental Centre in Nilgiris district.
People were raising slogans Anna Veera (Big brother), and Veera Vanakkam (Salute to the bravehearts) some women were crying and praying with folded hands and citizens lined up the street from where ambulances carrying the coffins of all 13 persons killed in the accident were moving towards the air base.
#WATCH | Tamil Nadu: Locals shower flower petals as ambulances carrying the mortal remains of CDS Bipin Rawat, his wife and other personnel who died in the Coonoor Helicopter Crash, leave for Sulur airbase from Madras Regimental Centre in Nilgiris district pic.twitter.com/dWhw9kG3l9— ANI (@ANI) December 9, 2021
Sid Betzler posted from Kanyakumari a heart warming imade of a big picture of Gen Rawat that was placed in city Square and paople paying floral tributes
This is from Kanyakumari. People paid floral tribute here. pic.twitter.com/QAxo4Ev3WR— Sid Betzler (@SidBetzler) December 9, 2021
In Srinagar, a group of local youth lighted candles in remembrance of Gen Rawat and 12 others killed in the Conoor air crash at Ghantaghar, Lal Chowk.
Kashmiri youth also held candlelight marches in the border areas in memory of ganeral rawat and others and shared the videos on Twitter:
Moving Kashmiris in the border areas of Jammu & Kashmir’s Kupwara district come out in biting cold to pay rich tributes to General Bipin Rawat. He will always be known as People’s General and have a special place in the hearts of all Indians from North Kashmir. 🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/Z3KFthLFur— Aditya Raj Kaul (@AdityaRajKaul) December 9, 2021
The visuals of grief stricken citizens from Coimbtore, Tamil Nadu were shared by people on social media.
The debt of gratitude is being repaid by folks in their own way! pic.twitter.com/F1F6Q3Wlod— Alok Bhatt (@alok_bhatt) December 9, 2021
Another post on youth paying tributes to Gen Rawat in Kupwara:
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