Pulwama Terror Attack: Tribute Paid to Martyred
New Delhi / Hyderabad, Pulwama : India on Sunday paid tribute to 40 martyred soldiers who died in a terror attack in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on February 14, 2019, after a suicide bomber rammed an IED-laden vehicle into the security convoy.
Pulwama terror attack:
The day marks two years of the Pulwama terror attack. Union Home Minister Amit Shah paid tribute to the “brave martyrs who lost their lives in the gruesome Pulwama attack”.
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.
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) February 14, 2021
A group of vehicles carrying security personnel on the Jammu Srinagar National Highway was attacked by a suicide bomber at Lethpora in the Pulwama district, Jammu and Kashmir. The attack resulted in the death of 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today paid tribute to the soldiers who died in a suicide bombing in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama in 2019. “India will never forget their service to the nation and their supreme sacrifice,” Mr Singh tweeted on the Pulwama terror attack which took place exactly two years ago.
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.
— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) February 14, 2021
“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,” Mr Singh tweeted.
पुलवामा हमले में शहीद हुए वीर सैनिकों को श्रद्धांजलि और उनके परिवारों को नमन।
देश आपका ऋणी है।
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) February 14, 2021
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also remembered the brave soldiers killed in Pulwama.”Tribute to the brave soldiers, who died in the Pulwama terror attack. A tribute to their families as the country owes you,” Mr Gandhi tweeted in Hindi.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, in his tribute, said that the sacrifice of the soldiers will always inspire the nation in fight against terrorism.
हमारे सुरक्षित भविष्य के लिए अपना सर्वस्व बलिदान करने वाले पुलवामा हमले के अमर बलिदानियों को कोटिशः श्रद्धांजलि।
उनका अमर बलिदान हमें आतंकवाद के विरुद्ध संघर्ष के लिए सदैव प्रेरित करता रहेगा।
— Yogi Adityanath (@myogiadityanath) February 14, 2021
“Tribute to the immortal sacrifices of Pulwama attack who sacrificed their lives for our safe future. Their immortal sacrifice will always inspire us to fight against terrorism,” Chief Minister Adityanath tweeted.
Senior leaders from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress party and others also paid rich tribute to the soldiers.
It is to mention here that On February 14, 2019, a Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) suicide bomber rammed a car filled with explosives into a Central Reserve Police Force (CPRF) convoy travelling from Jammu to Srinagar, near Pulwama.
Over 40 of some 2,500 CRPF personnel travelling in the convoy of 78 buses were killed in the deadliest terror attack targeting troops.