Hyderabad: Maulana Azad Nation Urdu University (MANUU) pays tribute to Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 other personnel of the armed forces by carrying a candle light vigil in their memory on December 10, 2021. Gen Rawat and others were martyred in the tragic helicopter crash at Coonor, TamilNadu on December 08.
Prof. Siddiqui Mohd. Mahmood, Registrar I/c, Prof. Mohammad Fariyad, Extension Activities Chairman, Lt. M.A. Mujeeb, Associate NCC Officer, Dr. Viquarunnisa, Provost Girls hostel, Dr. Meraj Ahmad, Assistant Professor, MCJ, Dr. Iqbal Khan and MANUU NCC Cadets, NSS students carried out the candle light march in their memory.
Candle light march began from MANUU Administrative building and ended at MANUU Bab-e-ilm. The candle lights in front of the late CDS Gen Bipin Rawat visage circling around were kept.
Prof. Siddiqui Mahmood said that, Gen Bipin Rawat’s demise is a great loss for our nation. An inspiring soldier of distinguished military lineage, India will never forget his contribution. Prof. Mohammad Fariyad, while expressing condolences to the families and to the armed forces fraternity, said Indian Army and Indian Air Force and whole country mourns this big loss.
The gathering also observed two minutes of silence for the departed souls.