Sachin Tendulkar has been conferred Indian Air Force’s honorary rank of Group Captain.
Under the provision of grant of honorary rank by Armed Forces to eminent personalities acknowledging their contribution towards the nation, the President and the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of India conferred Tendulkar the honorary rank of Group Captain of the Indian Air Force. Earlier the Air Force had said that besides the recognition, Sachin’s association with the IAF will motivate the younger generation to join the Air Force to serve the country. Tendulkar is the first sportsperson to be conferred this honour. He is also the first person with no aviation background to have got this honour.
After being a Mega servant of India,he deserves this respect,which Indian Air Force has shown to him. One of the greatest of India who makes us to feel proud,and makes us to respect and love him more and more with days. As the name is Sachin Tendulkar,today in 2010 every Indian should agree to this decision of IAF.