New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday mourned the death of Marshal Arjan Singh and said India will never forget his excellent leadership in the 1965 India- Pakistan war when the Indian Air Force saw substantial action. (All images: ANI)
President Ram Nath Kovind also condoled the demise of war hero Marshal Arjan Singh saying he won the nation's gratitude for his military leadership in the 1965 Indo-Pak war.
Ninety-eight-year-old Singh, who led the Indian Air Force during the 1965 India-Pakistan conflict, died here tonight.
"Sad at demise of a great air warrior & Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh. Condolences to his family & IAF community.
"Marshal of the IAF Arjan Singh was a WW II hero & won our nation's gratitude for his military leadership in 1965 war," Kovind said in a series of tweets.