Jaipur. The Ashok Gehlot government of Rajasthan will give one crore rupees to the family of Squadron Leader Kuldeep Rao, a son of Rajasthan, who was martyred along with CDS Bipin Rawat in the Coonoor helicopter accident.
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot announced this today. Kuldeep Rao was the co-pilot of the helicopter carrying CDS Bipin Rawat. Kuldeep Rao, who was the best pilot of the Air Force, was a resident of Ghadarana village in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan. Two days ago on Sunday itself, martyr Kuldeep was cremated with full military honors in his native village.
Shaheed Kuldeep Rao, a resident of Ghardana Khurd, located about 40 km from Jhunjhunu, was the only son of his parents. Kuldeep’s father Randhir Singh is also retired from the Navy. The helicopter of CDS Bipin Rawat was being flown by Group Captain PS Chauhan and Co-Pilot Squadron Leader Kuldeep Rao. Kuldeep got married only about two years ago. Kuldeep was a skilled pilot.
40 km long tricolor yatra taken out
Kuldeep’s body was brought from Delhi to Jhunjhunu airstrip by an Air Force helicopter on Sunday. There Martyr Kuldeep Rao was given a guard of honor by the Air Force. He was later paid tribute. After that the mortal remains of the martyr were taken to his native village Ghardana Khurd. During this, a 40 km long tricolor yatra was taken out from Jhunjhunu to his village.
Wife Yashwani had given fire
During this, martyr Kuldeep ‘s heroine Yashwani and sister remained with him. During the tricolor yatra, Kuldeep ‘s wife Yashwani had maintained patience the whole time. But when she lit fire to her husband, her patience broke. Yashwani first said loudly ‘Jai Hind’ and then started sobbing by saying ‘I love you Kuldeep’. Seeing this, the heart of everyone present there exploded.
Flowers were showered on the dead body of the martyr all the way
During the tricolor yatra, on the way, people paid their respects to the martyr Kuldeep. Flowers were showered on the mortal remains of the martyr all the way. During this, slogans of ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ and ‘Kuldeep Rao Amar Rahe’ continued to be raised. In Ghardana Khurd, thousands of people bid their last farewell to their beloved Kuldeep with moist eyes.