A new under-bridge in Gujarat’s Rajkot named after Gen Bipin Rawat

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A new under-bridge in Gujarat’s Rajkot was named after General Bipin Rawat to honour the country’s first Chief of Defence Staff who died in a chopper crash in December

  • The underbridge located at the Laxmi Nagar area was virtually inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Gujarat Bhupendra Patel on 24th January 2022.
  • The bridge which will be known as CDS General Bipin Rawat Bridge was built at a cost of Rs 48 crore. 

General Rawat died on December 8 when his military helicopter crashed near Coonoor in Nilgiris district in Tamil Nadu. All 14 onboard, including the general’s wife, perished in the incident.

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