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Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh passes away

 Agencies |  2017-09-16 15:40:43.0

Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh passes away

New Delhi: Marshal of Indian Air Force Arjan Singh, who was on Saturday admitted to Army Hospital (R&R) here after a suspected massive heart attack and in a critical condition, has passed away, a defence official said. He was 98.
The end came at 7.47 p.m., the official said.
Arjan Singh was the only officer of the IAF who was given a distinction equivalent to that of a Field Marshal.
Singh also served as the IAF's Chief of Staff during the 1965 India-Pakistan war.

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