The Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) General, the head of the three forces who went to give a lecture at the Defense Staff College in Wellington, Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu, has died. Eleven others, including Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat, were killed when an Army helicopter crashed near Coonoor in Coimbatore. The whole country was shocked by this incident. Bipin Rawat’s service to this country and India is also remembered by all cine and political personalities. ‘The death of our Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat in the crash of an Army helicopter has come as a great shock. This incident is extremely painful. The services rendered to the country by General Rawat, the first officer to assume the highest CDS responsibilities, are commendable. His death is a huge blow to the country, which has a key role to play in coordinating the three forces and strengthening the national defense system. The death of General Rawat, his wife Mrs. Madhulika and eleven other security personnel in the accident came as a shock. A press release was issued. Bipin Rawat posted an emotional tweet on his death. ‘I was shocked to hear the news of the death of CDS General Bipin Rawat. The incident in which Bipin Rawat along with his wife and eleven soldiers were killed was disturbing. His death was a desperate blow to the country. I offer my deepest condolences to them, “said Chiranjeevi.