CM Arvind Kejriwal Pays 'soulful Tributes' To Martyred Soldiers Of Pulwama Attack

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Delhi Chief Minister and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal paid tributes to the soldiers who were martyred in the terrorist attack at Pulwama on February 14, 2019

Written By Gloria Methri | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday paid tributes to the soldiers who were martyred in the terrorist attack at Pulwama on February 14, 2019. Taking to Twitter, the AAP chief wrote in Hindi: "A soulful tribute to the soldiers who were martyred today in the terrorist attack in Pulwama."

Last year on this day, 40 jawans of the Central Reserves Police Force (CRPF) had lost their lives in the gruesome attack by a suicide bomber in Jammu and Kashmir. 

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PM Modi mourns on Pulwama attack anniversary

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to CRPF personnel, who lost their lives in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama attack last year, when their convoy was targeted by a suicide bomber of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit. PM Modi said the jawans were "exceptional individuals who devoted their lives to serving and protecting our nation."

Taking to Twitter, PM Modi wrote, "India will never forget their martyrdom."

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Home Minister Amit Shah and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also paid tributes to the brave soldiers. 

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Memorial to CRPF jawans killed in Pulwama

A memorial to the 40 CRPF personnel killed in the Pulwama terror attack in February last year will be inaugurated at the Lethpora camp on Friday, a top official said. The names of all the 40 personnel along with their pictures will be part of the memorial. The memorial will also display the motto of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) -- 'Seva and Nishtha' (Service and Loyalty).  

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