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Bipin Rawat (CDS Gen IAF) Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : December 10, 2021

Short Biography

Bipin Rawat was born on 16-03-1958 in Pauri Garhwal in the state of Uttarakhand, India. He was the first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) of India. He had become the 1st Chief of Defence Staff of India on 30-12-2019. He joined the office as CDS on 01-01-2020 but dieEd in a helicopter crash on 08-12-2021, which shocked the whole Indians.

Other Name: Bipin Laxman Singh Rawat
Other Professions: Army Officer Chief

Bipin Rawat Complete Bio & Career

Bipin Rawat was belongs to a Hindu family in which his family served for our Nation from many generations. Bipin attended different schools to fulfill his education like St. Edward's School in Shimla and Cambrian Hall School, Dehradun for secondary education. After that, he moved to Indian Military Academy in Dehradun and National Defence Academy in Khadakwasla. Here, during his army training, he achieved the "Sword of Honour". Additionally, Mr. Rawat got bachelor degree from Defence Services Staff College at Wellington in Tamil Nadu. Then, he migrated to United States Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas to complete Higher Command Course. Besides this, he attained diploma in management and computer education from University of Madras, and MPhil degree in Defence studies.

On16 December1978, he was handedover his first mission at the 5th battalion of 11 Gorkha Rifles that his father already done in earlier times. He gave ten years of his life to counter-insurgency operations where he lead the team in many dangerous missions. After that, Rawat achieved the rank of Major in Indian Army and posted to Uri, Jammu. After his outstanding performance in 5th battalion 11 Gorkha Rifles at Eastern sector, he received the rank of brigadier.

Moreover, Bipin did a lot of excellent work for India thus, he turned into the post of major general. He served himself as the General Officer Commanding 19th Infantry Division at Uri, Jammu. 

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

On 08-12-2021 (Wednesday), General Bipin Rawat was aboard a helicopter (IAF Mi-17V5) with fourteen members (4 crew members & 10 senior army officers) and his wife when his helicopter crashed in Coonoor in the state of Tamil Nadu. Bipin Rawat, his wife & all others who were aboard IAF Mi-17V5 died in this accident. The Indian Army recovered all the dead bodies. This day in Indian history always will be remembered of sad demises.

DEATHDAY 8 December,2021 (Sunday)
DEATH PLACE Coonoor, Tamil Nadu

Bipin Rawat Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to a former Lieutenant General father Laxman Singh Rawat. His mother was the daughter of Kishan Singh Parmar, an Ex MLA of Uttarakhand. He was married to Madhulika Rawat and together they had two daughters named Tarini Rawat & Kritika Rawat.

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Body Measurements

Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address South Block, New Delhi - 110011 (India)
School Cambrian Hall School, Dehradun
St. Edward's School, Shimla
College National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla
Indian Military Academy, Dehradun
Defence Services Staff College, Wellington
U. S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
University of Madras, Chennai
Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut
Qualification Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Hobbies Listen News Bulletin
Marital Status Married
Debut 16-12-1978 - Commissioned into the 5th battalion of 11 Gorkha Rifles
Salary INR 225000/- Per Month Fixed
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A
Email Address
Contact Number Office: 011-23011955


Favorite Color Dark Green
Favorite Dress Suits

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Bipin Rawat

  • Bipin Rawat is an Indian Army Officer who got four star general position in Indian Army.
  • On 8 December 2021, he was died in an Indian Air Force Mil Mi-17 helicopter crash in which Mr. Bipin and her wife along with approximate 12 other people went to Defence Services Staff College (DSSC), Wellington to gave a lecture. The helicopter was suddenly filled with fire when the reached at Coonoor, Tamil Nadu.
  • Mr. Rawat got numerous Medals and ranks in his career life. He served him as a first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) in an Indian Army.
  • He was a 57th Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee in Indian Defence Army.

Bipin Rawat Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Bipin Rawat was 63 years 8 months & 23 days old age.