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Pulwama Attack Anniversary: ‘India will never forget martyrdom of CRPF jawans', says PM Modi

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 February 2020, 15:51 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Home Minister Amit Shah paid tributes to the soldiers who were killed in the Pulwama terror attack last year.

Hence, India is commemorating the first anniversary of the Pulwama terror attack on February 14. The day is celebrated for the martyrdom of the CRPF personnel who were killed when their convoy was targeted by the suicide bomber of Pakistan-backed Jaish in Pulwama district.

Taking to Twitter, PM Modi wrote, “Tributes to the brave martyrs who lost their lives in the gruesome Pulwama attack last year. They were exceptional individuals who devoted their lives to serving and protecting our nation. India will never forget their martyrdom.”

 

Also, Home Minister Amit Shah paid his homage to the martyrs.

“I pay homage to the martyrs of Pulwama attack. India will forever be grateful of our bravehearts and their families who made supreme sacrifice for the sovereignty and integrity of our motherland," Amit Shah tweet reads.

 

A memorial has been inaugurated today at the Lethpora camp in the memory of the 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans who were killed in the gruesome attack.

 

The names of all the 40 personnel along with their pictures are a part of the memorial along with moto of the CRPF—‘'Seva and Nishtha' (Service and Loyalty).

Also Read: A year of Pulwama terror attack: What happened and how India responded

First published: 14 February 2020, 11:28 IST
 
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