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Madhulika Rawat Age, Death, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Education: Graduation In Psychology
Death Cause: Helicopter Crash
Hometown: Madhya Pradesh

 

Madhulika Rawat

Bio/Wiki
Full NameMadhulika Raje Singh Rawat [1]The Hindustan Times
Famous forBeing the wife of Bipin Rawat
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 6”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBrown
Personal Life
Date of Birth7 February 1963 (Thursday)
Age (at the time of death)58 Years
BirthplaceShahdol, Madhya Pradesh
Date of Death8 December 2021
Place of DeathWellington Army Centre, Coonoor, Tamil Nadu
Cremation Date10 December 2021
Cremation SiteBrar Square crematorium at Delhi cantonment

Note: The bodies of Madhulika Rawat and her husband, Bipin Rawat, had been laid side by side on the same pyre.
Death CauseHelicopter Crash [2]The Wire
NationalityIndian
HometownShahdol, Madhya Pradesh
SchoolScindia Kanya Vidyalaya, Moti Mahal Road, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
College/UniversityDelhi University, New Delhi
Educational QualificationGraduation in Psychology [3]India TV News
Relationships & More
Marital Status (at the time of death)Married
Marriage Date14 April 1986
Bipin Rawat and Madhulika's wedding card
Family
ParentsFather- Kunwar Mrighendra Singh (Riyasatdar of Sohagpur Riyasat, Shadol, Madhya Pradesh and Congress MLA from Shadol in 1967 and 1972)
Mother- Name Not Known
SiblingsBrother- Yashwardhan Singh Rawat
Madhulika Rawat's brother, Yashwardhan Singh Rawat
Husband/SpouseBipin Rawat (first Chief of Defence Staff of India)
Bipin Rawat with his wife Madhulika Rawat
Bipin Rawat with his wife, Madhulika, in their youth
ChildrenDaughter(s)- Kritika Rawat and Tarini Rawat
Madhulika Rawat with her daughters

Madhulika Rawat

Some Lesser Known Facts About Madhulika Rawat

  • Madhulika Rawat was the wife of Bipin Rawat, the former army chief, and the first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) of India.
  • Her family lives in the ancestral residence ‘Rajabagh’ in the Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh as of 2021.

    An old picture of Madhulika Rawat with her family

    An old picture of Madhulika Rawat with her family

  • Earlier, she was appointed as the president of the Army Women Welfare Association (AWWA), and in 2021, she served as the President of the Defence Wives Welfare Association (DWWA). During her tenure, she was involved in various social activities and was working for the welfare of the dependants of the martyred soldiers. She was also associated with various activities for encouraging the wives of the soldiers to pursue courses like tailoring, knitting bag, and making bakery products.
  • Madhulika Rawat was often invited as a chief guest at various social events.

    Madhulika Rawat at an event

    Madhulika Rawat at an event

  • While she was travelling from Delhi to Sulur in the Mi-17 V5 chopper along with her husband Bipin Rawat and eleven other people including Brigadier L.S. Lidder (defence assistant to the CDS), Lieutenant Colonel Harjinder Singh (special officer to the CDS), PSOs Naik Gursewak Singh, Naik Jitendra Kumar, Lieutenant Naik Vivek Kumar, Lieutenant Naik B Sai Teja, and Havildar Satpal, the helicopter crashed near Wellington Army Centre, Coonoor, Tamil Nadu, on 8 December 2021. On the same day, the Indian Air Force, through a tweet, confirmed the death of the 13 people (out of 14) travelling in the helicopter. Out of them (14 persons) only Captain Varun Singh survived.

    A tweet by the official page of the Indian Air Force confirming the death of Madhulika Rawat and 12 other persons

    A tweet by the official page of the Indian Air Force confirming the death of Madhulika Rawat and 12 other persons

  • The Chhattisgarh minister T. S. Singh Deo, shared his grief on the demise of Madhulika Rawat and Bipin Rawat. He tweeted,

    Madhulika ji, wife of Late Gen Bipin Rawat was a close family associate. She was the daughter of Late Shri Mrigendra Singh ji of Suhagpur (MP) and used to visit us often in Bhopal. My heart goes out to their families. May they find strength to deal with this unimaginable loss.”

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