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PM Narendra Modi pays homage to Pulwama martyrs

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Our neighbours’ intentions will be given a befitting reply by the people of India. All major world powers are standing with us & supporting us. The messages I have received show that they are not only sad, they are angry too. Everyone is in favour of ending terrorism.

Our neighbouring country has forgotten that this is a new India. Pakistan is roaming around with its begging bowl but it’s not getting help from the world. -Prime Minister Narendra Modi,  while laying the foundation stone of Defence Corridor in Jhansi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid wreath and paid homage to the CRPF personnel martyred in a terrorist attack at Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir at the Palam Technical area here tonight.

The Prime Minister has condemned the attack on CRPF personnel in Pulwama, Kashmir.

“Attack on CRPF personnel in Pulwama is despicable. I strongly condemn this dastardly attack. The sacrifices of our brave security personnel shall not go in vain. The entire nation stands shoulder to shoulder with the families of the brave martyrs. May the injured recover quickly”, the PM said.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today visited Srinagar to take stock of the ground situation in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of the heinous terrorist attack on a CRPF convoy yesterday, which resulted in heavy casualties.

He laid  wreath on the coffins of  martyred  soldiers at the Regional Training Centre of CRPF in Srinagar. Rajnath Singh was accompanied by Jammu & Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba, DG, CRPF Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar and other senior officials of CRPF and JK Police.

Two minutes silence was observed in remembrance of the supreme sacrifice made by the brave soldiers. Later Rajnath Singh shouldered a coffin in a symbolic gesture  and bodies were taken to be handed over to their respective families.

The Union Home Minister also visited the Army Base hospital to inquire about the health of five injured soldiers and expressed satisfaction at their speedy recovery.

Later, at a high level meeting attended by the Governor, senior security and police officers, the Union Home Minister reviewed the security situation in the state. Senior CRPF officials narrated the details of the terrorist attack on the CRPF convoy. Senior police officials assured that the perpetrators of the dastardly attack would be brought to justice.

Rajnath Singh directed them to take all possible measures to enhance IED detection capabilities and undertake additional measures to restrict civilian traffic during troop movement.


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