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India's Oldest Serving Military Officer, Arjan Singh dies at 98

India's Oldest Serving Military Officer, Arjan Singh dies at 98

Marshal Arjan Singh, the only officer of the force to be promoted to five-star rank, died after suffering a cardiac arrest at around 7.30pm today. He was 98. Singh was the IAF chief from August 1964-69. As country’s military icon or war hero, he led the IAF during the India-Pak war in 1965 and was awarded the Padma Vibhushan for his leadership during the war.PM Modi and President Kovind expressed woe over his death.

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