A traditional 'sarva dharma puja', a ceremonial 'water cannon salute' to the Rafale jets and an aerial display marked the their induction into the 17 Squadron of the IAF.
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday undertook a maiden sortie on a Tejas Light Combat Aircraft from Bengaluru. Singh, who became the first Defence Minister of the country to fly in a Tejas, took to the cockpit of the fighter jet with a senior IAF officer in the front seat.
July 10 marks the birthday of several personalities from various fields. Take a look.