Pulwama martyrs: PM Modi, Shah, LG pay tributes 

DGP Swain, IGP Birdi remember martyrs 

Srinagar, Feb 14: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and J&K L-G Manoj Sinha on Wednesday paid tribute to martyrs of Pulwama terror attack of 2019.

The Prime Minister said on his X-post handle, “I pay homage to the brave heroes who were martyred in Pulwama. Their service and sacrifice for our nation will always be remembered.”

Union Home Minister Amit Shah also paid tributes to the 40 CRPF bravehearts who lost their lives in a terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama on this day five years ago. “I bow to the valorous martyrs of Pulwama, who laid down their lives for our motherland. Their supreme sacrifice will always be remembered. Nation will forever remain indebted to our bravehearts,” Shah posted on X.

J&K L-G said on his official X-post handle, “Humble tributes to the bravehearts who sacrificed their lives in the 2019 Pulwama terror attack. The nation will forever remain indebted to their exemplary courage, supreme sacrifice, and selfless service to the motherland.”

“Honouring the memory of the brave souls who lost their lives in the Pulwama attack. Their courage and sacrifice will never be forgotten,” Indian Cricket K L Rahul Tweeted.  J&K DGP RR Swain and IGP Kashmir V K Bhirdi also paid rich tributes to the fallen bravehearts. The sacrifices of CRPF personnel will forever be etched in our hearts. As we remember these heroes, let’s renew our commitment to securing peace, “DGP said in a statement.

While quoting IGP Kashmir, Kashmir Zone Police posted on X, “Today, we solemnly remember the heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice in 2019 Pulwama terror attack. Their bravery echoes through time, inspiring us to renew our commitment for establishing peace. Let’s honor their valour & sacrifice by striving for violence free nation.”

At least 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed in a terror attack in Pulwama district on February 14, 2019.

A suicide bomber had rammed his explosive-laden vehicle into the CRPF convoy.

In a retaliatory attack, the Indian Air Force targeted terror camps in Balakot area of Pakistan.

Security forces, political parties and civil society members have organised many functions to remember the Pulwama martyrs of 2019.


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