Gun Salute, Flypast & Missing Man Formation By Su-30 Are Parts of Last Rites of Marshal Arjan Singh

National Defence Bureau,
New Delhi, 17 September 2017

Arjan Singh, Marshal of Indian Air Force will be accorded a state funeral tomorrow at Brar Square. The mortal remains will be conveyed to the funeral site from his residence 7A, Kautilya Marg tomorrow starting at 08:15 hrs in a gun carriage procession. A state funeral will be held from 0930 hrs onwards on 18th Sept 2017 at Brar Square, Naraina. Gun salute will be given and a fly past will be organised before the final rites. The Marshal will be given aerial salute by the missing man formation that will be flown by Su-30mki  at 10:00 hrs. The flag will be trooped by Mi-17 V5s.

The mortal remains of the Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh lie in state today at his residence 7A, Kautilya Marg, New Delhi to enable people to pay their respects. The President of India, the Defence Minister on behalf of the Prime Minister and Ministry of Defence, Chiefs of the three Services, Minister of State for Urban Development and other dignitaries paid their respects.


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