"India will never forget the excellent leadership of Arjan Singh in 1965, when the IAF saw substantial action", the PM said in a series of tweets.
Air Chief Marshal Arjan Singh with Plaback singer Mohammad Rafi. He fought for British Indian Army in 1944 in world war 2 in Burma and was awarded Distinguished Flying Cross for "fearless and exceptional" service in 1944. Promoted to Air Vice Marshal, he was the AOC-in-C of Operational Command. Also, during the war, the IAF played a stellar role in providing the initiative to India despite the Pakistani Air Force having United States supplied jet fighters.
1974: Appointed Indian High Commissioner to Kenya. The subsequent year, he led the forces into the war with Pakistan, which marked the greatest feat of his military career. Singh served as a member of the National Commission for Minorities and was also the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi.
On August 1, 1964, in the rank of Air Marshal, he took the reins of the IAF at a time when the force was still rebuilding itself and was gearing up to meet new challenges. He was made Marshal of the Air Force in January 2002. And the IAF did strike the Pakistani offensive in an hour. He had inspired the IAF despite constraints on the full-scale use of air combat power.
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Five dead in Florida nursing home
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