On the second anniversary of the Pulwama terror assault, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Sunday paid homage to the CRPF personnel who had been killed within the incident.
“I pay homage to those brave @crpfindia personnel who sacrificed their lives in 2019 Pulwama terror attack. India will never forget their service to the nation and their supreme sacrifice. We continue to stand with their families, who had to suffer due to this attack,” he tweeted.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah additionally paid tributes. “I bow down to the brave martyrs who lost their lives in the gruesome Pulwama attack on this day in 2019. India will never forget their exceptional courage and supreme sacrifice,” he tweeted.
I bow all the way down to the courageous martyrs who misplaced their lives within the ugly Pulwama assault on at the present time in 2019.
India will always remember their distinctive braveness and supreme sacrifice.
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) February 14, 2021
Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi Vadra additionally paid tribute to the troopers killed within the assault.
पुलवामा हमले में शहीद हुए वीर सैनिकों को नमन। देश हमेशा आपका और आपके परिवारों का ऋणी रहेगा।
जय हिन्द, जय भारत
— Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) February 14, 2021
At least 40 CRPF jawans had been killed in a terror assault on February 14, 2019 at Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir. The CRPF males had been travelling in a bus, a part of a convoy of over a thousand safety personnel, when an explosive-laden SUV rammed into the bus and exploded.