February 14, On the second anniversary of the Pulwama terror attack , Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh paid tribute to 40 CRPF personnel who were killed in the incident.Union Home Minister Amit Shah paid tribute to the “brave martyrs who lost their lives in the gruesome Pulwama attack”.
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.
In a tweet, Amit Shah said, “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.”
“I pay homage to those brave @crpfindia personnel who sacrificed their lives in the 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 tweeted on Sunday.
Congress leader, Rahul Gandhi also took it to his official account to express his grief. “Tribute to the brave soldiers, who died in the Pulwama terror attack. A tribute to their families as the country owes you,” the Congress leader tweeted (in Hindi).
BJP National President JP Nadda tweeted: “I pay respect to the brave sons of mother India who were martyred in the terrorist attack in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir. The nation will always be indebted to their indomitable courage and valour.”
“To the immortal sacrifices of Pulwama attack who sacrificed their all for our safe future.Their sacrifice will always inspire us to fight against terrorism. Jai Hind,” UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath tweeted.
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also paid tribute to the soldiers killed in the attack and Other leaders including Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan also paid tribute.
Other than the political leaders of the nation, many other netizens also paid tribute to the CRPF personnel who lost their lives two years back today.
“The day when India lost 40 CRPF men. 2 years of Pulwama terror attack: We will never forget and Never forgive! #PulwamaAttack,” wrote a Twitter user.
Another Twitter user said that bravehearts were attacked from behind. A user termed the terrorist attacks as the moment when whole India cried.
The attack on the CRPF convoy took place in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district after a suicide bomber rammed an explosive-laden vehicle into the bus. The convoy had 78 buses in which around 2,500 personnel were traveling from Jammu to Srinagar. 40 CRPF personnel lost their lives in the attack.