The Hush Post: An Indian Air Force (AIF) guard collapsed at the Rashtrapati Bhavan during a ceremonial welcome accorded to Seychelles President Danny Faure, on Monday.
While a Guard of Honour was being organised as a part of the ceremonial welcome accorded to the Seychelles President an IAF guard collapsed. The Guard of Honour for the Seychelles President under a scorching sun at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, a report said.
Though the guards of the Indian Air Force were at their best despite the rather extreme unfavourable weather conditions, one of them collapsed. It was reported that he collapsed due to a heat stroke.
Later, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who had welcomed Seychelles President Faure along with President of India Ram Nath Kovind, came back after the ceremony to inquire about the health of the IAF guard in a gesture that is widely appreciated, the report said.
Notably, the entire Northern India is witnessing scorching temperatures for the last some days. In Delhi, the temperatures these days remai three to five degrees above what is normal around this time of the year. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted the heat to last for most parts of the week with monsoon expected on or after June 29, the report said.