National Flag to fly half-mast in Delhi On Monday: RIP Marshal

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New Delhi: Nation mourns for The Death Of Arjan Singh, One of independent India’s most celebrated soldiers, the warrior who led WW2 Burma campaign, passed away in the national capital in the company of his family and friends.

The National Flag will fly half-mast in Delhi on September 18, on account of the nation mourning the death of Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh.The Government of India announced this, while expressing profound sorrow over the loss and said that a state funeral will be accorded for the same on Monday.

The last rites of Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh would be performed at the Barar Square, Delhi on September 18.

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He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan for his leadership during the war. He flew over 60 aircrafts and remained a flyer until the end of his career with the IAF.
Five-star Marshal Arjan Singh retired in August 1969. In 2016, the crucial air base at the Panagarh Air Force Station was renamed after him.