Remembering Subroto Mukerjee: Father of the Indian Air Force
Father of the Indian Air Force
The first batch
Subroto was one of the six Indians selected for training as pilots at the RAF College, Cranwell.
In pic: The first batch of Indian pilots at RAF Cranwell in 1931. From Left to Right: Bhupendra Singh, Amarjeet Singh and Subroto Mukerjee
He was made an officer of the Order of the Marshal British Empire in 1945.
End of an era
The football fan
Image source: Indian Air Force