Marshal Of The Indian Air Force And 1965 War Veteran Sardar Arjan Singh Passes Away.

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 Sardar Arjan Singh was promoted to the five-star rank in 2002. Sardar Arjan Singh was the only officer of the Indian Air Force to be promoted to five-star rank, which is equivalent to the field marshal a Field Marshal in Indian Army.

Indian Air Force’s official twitter handle reported this.

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 Prime Minister also tweeted his respect for the greatest war hero.

He was one of the longest-serving Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) from August 1, 1964, to July 15, 1969, and was also honored with the Padma Vibhushan in 1965.

He became the first Air Chief Marshal of the Indian Air Force to be promoted to the position of Chief of the Air Staff in recognition of his Air Force’s contribution in the 1965 war.

Arjan Singh Passes Away
File Image of Late Arjan Singh Saluting Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam’s body – Against his own illness.
He took retirement from services in 1970 at the age of 50.
He was appointed as the Indian Ambassador to Switzerland, in 1971, whereas concurrently, he was serving as the Ambassador to the Vatican.
Team Punjabi Droll, salutes this hero for his role in Indian Air Force, may his soul Rest In Peace.