Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat were martyred in a helicopter crash in Coonoor, Tamil Nadu. 11 other army officers were also martyred along with him, but many dreams of Bipin Rawat remained unfulfilled.
The most important of these dreams was to build a house in his native village Saini located in Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand. Hearing the news of his martyrdom, Bipin Rawat’s Guru, Prof. Harveer Sharma and his uncle Bharat Singh Rawat are entirely shocked.
Bipin Rawat wanted to build a house in Saini village
CDS General Bipin Rawat was born in Saini village, a short distance away from Kandakhal town of Dwarikhal block of Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand. There are only three houses in this village. Bipin Rawat’s uncle Bharat Singh Rawat lives in these three houses.
When Bharat Singh Rawat, about 70 years old, got the news of the death of his nephew Bipin Rawat, he was utterly shocked. Bipin Rawat’s uncle Bharat Singh Rawat told the media with a tear that his nephew wanted to build a house in his native village Saini. In April next year, he would also come to his native town, Saini.
Wanted to spend time in the plaintiffs of the village
Wiping the torrent of tears flowing from his eyes, Bipin Rawat’s uncle Bharat Singh Rawat said during a media interaction that his nephew had visited his native village Saini for the last time in April 2018.
He also worshipped the totem during this time. On the same day, he had said that he wanted to build a house on his ancestral land and spend time in the plaintiffs of the village. He had been told that he would retire in January, after which he would build a house in the town and live in it.
Ailing Guru went to a meeting in front of the TV after hearing the news of the accident from the grandson.
On the other hand, on Wednesday afternoon, his grandson’s mentor of CDS General Bipin Rawat and retired Prof. Harveer Sharma were informed about the helicopter crash in Coonoor. About 81 years old, Prof. Harveer Sharma sat in front of the TV and started praying for him, despite being ill after receiving this information.
After the martyrdom, he was utterly distraught, and tears welled up in his eyes. During a conversation with the media, he said that Bipin Rawat was a good student and a great officer.
Bipin Rawat had a deep connection with Meerut.
Prof Harveer Sharma, the Guru of the country’s first CDS, says that he met General Bipin Rawat for the first time when he expressed his desire to study PhD. He had a deep connection with Meerut.
He said that he completed his PhD studies in 2011 under my guidance. He researched Military Media Strategic Studies and Geo-Strategic Appraisal of the Kashmir Valley subject from the Department of Defense Studies, Meerut College.