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Prez condoles demise of Marshal Arjan Singh

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

President Ram Nath Kovind today condoled the demise of war hero Marshal Arjan Singh saying he won the nation's gratitude for his military leadership in the 1965 Indo-Pak war.

Ninety-eight-year-old Singh, who led the during the 1965 conflict, died here tonight.

"Sad at demise of a great air warrior & Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh. Condolences to his family & community.

"Marshal of the Arjan Singh was a WW II hero & won our nation's gratitude for his military leadership in 1965 war," Kovind said in a series of tweets.

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First Published: Sat, September 16 2017. 22:07 IST