XtraTime Web Desk: Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Friday praised a Jagadhatri Puja organizers of Chandannagore in West Bengal for showing respect to the Indian Armed Forces.
The master blaster shared a video of a procession taken out by the puja organizers on the day of immersion. The organizers dedicated a tablo for Indian Air Force with an illuminated fighter airplane swinging left and right.
The master blaster tweeted “We all have a lot of admiration, love and respect for our Armed Forces. Came across this wonderful video from the Jagadhatri Pooja procession at Chandannagar, West Bengal on Vijaya Dashami. A tribute to the @IAF_MCC !
Tendulkar is the honorary Group Captain of the Indian Air Force. The Group Captain, a position that is high up the IAF ranks has been conferred on the ‘master blaster’. On September 3, 2010, IAF Air Chief Marshal P.V. Naik did the honours at a ceremony in New Delhi. Tendulkar is the first sportsperson to be awarded such an honour by the Indian Air Force. He recently attended the 87th IAF Day function at Hindon air base last month. The former India cricketer has always been a huge admirer of Indian Air Force.