Bipin Rawat Biography

Bipin Laxman Singh Rawat had put his little steps for the first time in this world on 16 March 1958. His birth place is Pauri, modern-day Uttarakhand. He was from a Hindu family. He was born in a Garhwali Rajput family. Multiple generations in his family are serving in the army.His father’s name is Laxman Singh Rawat. His father was from Sainj village in Pauri Garhwal district. His father also rose to the rank of lieutenant general.His mother is from Uttarkashi district. He did his schooling at Cambrian Hall School in Dehradun and St. Took admission in Edward’s School, Shimla.

Bipin Rawat Biography

After the completion of his’s early studies, he went to the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. There he got the honor of Sword of Honour. After this honor, he went to America for higher defense studies. He pursued a Higher Command Court degree to enhance his command knowledge by graduating from Pucci Fans Service Staff College.After studying from America, on 16 December 1978, he was included in the historic 11 Gorkha Rifles of the army. The first posting was done by him in Mizoram. He started the leadership of the battalion here.

Military Career

After posting, his’s work was the best and during this time his battalion was selected as the best battalion of the North East. While in this battalion, he had made defense and offensive policies smoothly. It was from this that he got the best experience of making defense and offensive policies. He also worked for the battalion while working in the army and gained experience of security policy and war policy from place to place. He had successfully completed many operations in the Kashmir Valley. From here he also got a chance to understand the security structure of Kashmir. Apart from this, he who played an important role in many different operations in the army and also worked for different departments. Before coming to the rank of Army Chief, General Bipin Rawat primarily held the post of Commander of Southern Command and Chief of Army Staff.

Apart from this, he was entrusted with the responsibility of commanding the Multinational Brigade in Congo. At the same time, there was an opportunity to take over the top posts like Secretary General and Force Commander in the UN Mission. Many such articles on national security were written by him in his life, which have been published all over the world today and are also very popular. He became the country’s CDS on 31 December 2019 and took over as the Indian Defense Chief on 1 January 2020. When he took over as the Indian Defense Chief, Dalbir Singh Suhag was taking over this post before him.

Honours And Decorations

He became the Second Lieutenant on 16 December 1978. He became the Lieutenant on 16 December 1980. On 31 July 1984, he became the Captain. He became Major on 16 December 1989. He became Lieutenant Colonel on 1 June 1998. He became Colonel on 1 August 2003. He became Brigadier on 1 October 2007 (seniority from 17 May 2007). On 20 October 2011 he became Major General. On 1 June 2014 (substantive) He became the Lieutenant General. He became the General (COAS) on 1 January 2017. On 31 December 2019, he became the General (CDS) of the Indian Armed Forces (tri-service).


India’s Defense Chief Bipin Rawat who died on 8 December 2021. At the age of 63, he died due to an air accident ie a helicopter crash. His’s wife and many other officers were involved in this accident.

Real Name General Bipin Laxman Singh Rawat
Date Of Death 8 December 2021
Date Of Birth 16 March 1958,
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Gender Male
Birth Place
Pauri Garhwal , Uttarakhand
Profession Indian military officer
Zodiac sign Pisces
Active Year At early age
  • Param Vishisht Seva Medal
  • Uttam Yudh Seva Medal
  • Ati Vishisht Seva Medal
  • Yudh Seva Medal
  • Sena Medal
  • Vishisht Seva Medal
Father Name Laxman Singh Rawat
Mother Name Under review
Sister Name Under review
Brother name Under review
Children Name Kritika and Tarini
Wife Name Madhulika Rawat (m. ?–2021)
  • Cambrian Hall School in Dehradun
  • St. Edward’s School, Shimla.
  • National Defence Academy (BSc)
  • I.M.A.
  • Defence Services Staff College (MPhil)
  • U.S. Army Command & General Staff College (ILE)
  • Madras University
  • Chaudhary Charan Singh University (PhD)
Qualification PhD, Mphil,ILE
 Physical Status
Bipin Rawat Biography Cover
5ft 8 inch (179.1 cm)
Body type Fit
Weight In kilograms: 79 kg; In pounds: 173 lbs
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color White grey
Shoe Size 16 (US)
Chest size 42 inches
Waist  size 38   Inches
Biceps size 40 inches
Sexual Orientation Straight
  Relationship Status
Are you married ? Yes
Is he Gay No
Any Affair No
Girl friend Name Under review
Wife Name Madhulika Rawat (m. ?–2021)

Personal Life

He married Madhulika Rawat in 1985. His wife was from a descendant of a former princely state. His wife’s father’s name is Kunwar Mrigendra Singh. His wife’s father was once the princely state of the pargana of Sohagpur princely state of Shahdol district. His wife’s father was an Indian National Congress MLA from the district in 1967 and 1972. Madhulika gave birth to their two daughters, Kritika and Tarini.

Net Worth

His total net worth is around Rs 15 Crores.

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