News Desk, Amar Ujala, Bhopal
Published by: Ravindra Bhajani
Updated to Wednesday, 15 December 2021 05:40 PM IST
Group captain Varun Singh, who was critically injured in a helicopter crash along with CDS General Bipin Rawat, died 7 days later. His family lives in the Sun City Colony in Bhopal. His funeral is likely to take place in Bhopal.
Group Captain Varun Singh with his family.
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Group captain Varun Singh, who was critically injured in a Tamil Nadu helicopter crash along with CDS General Bipin Rawat, has died. For 7 days his life struggle was over. Father said two days ago that Varun was a fighter. Wins and comes out. But that did not happen. Varun Singh lost the battle of life. His body will be brought to Bhopal at 10 am on Thursday. His funeral is likely to take place in Bhopal.
Varun’s father, retired Colonel KP Singh, lives in Sun City Colony on Airport Road. He is currently in Bangalore, where Captain Varun Singh is receiving treatment. There was no one in his house. Even after this, there was mourning in the area on Wednesday morning with the news that Varun had died. Neighbors from Sun City Colony gathered outside his home. Colonel Daljit Singh, a neighbor of the Colonel, said the funeral would be held in Bhopal. However, the district administration and the police are not yet aware of the matter. In fact, Group Captain Varun Singh is a resident of Deoria in Uttar Pradesh. Due to this, funerals also take place in Deoria.
Colonel Mahendra Tyagi, a friend of Colonel KP Singh, said Varun was very strong. The news of Varun’s death was received at dawn. We can not believe that Varun is not with us anymore. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Home Minister Dr Narottam Mishra mourned Varun Singh’s death.
Bhopal came 20 years ago
The family of group captain Varun Singh shifted to Bhopal 20 years ago. Father KP Singh and mother Uma Singh live here. Varun lives in Wellington with his wife and children. His younger brother Tanuj is a lieutenant commander in the Navy.