"Saddened by the demise of 1965 war hero and Marshal of Air Force Arjan Singh.
He was the father of our Air Force's modernisation efforts," said Parrikar, a former Defence Minister, in a tweet.
"His dedication to our nation and his exemplary leadership capabilities will continue to inspire our armed forces."
Arjan Singh died of a heart attack on Saturday evening. He was 98
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