CRPF To Pay Homage To Pulwama Martyrs On Friday

Publish On: 13 Feb, 2020 04:41 PM | Updated   |   Harshita  

SRINAGAR: The Pulwama horror will complete a year on February 14th, 2020. The Central Reserve Police Force (CPRF) will be paying homage on Friday to all the martyred Jawans in a suicide attack in Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir. 

In the terror attack, 40 CRPF men were killed after a Jaish-e-Mohammed suicide bomber attacked their convoy in Pulwama on February 14, 2019.

CRPF's Special Director General Zulfikhar Hassan, Inspector General Kashmir zone Rajesh Kumar, and senior officers and other force personnel will pay homage to the fallen jawans at the CRPF training centre, Letpora in Pulwama.

A martyr's column dedicated to the memory of the jawans who laid down their lives in the line of duty will be inaugurated at the solemn function.

"It is going to be a solemn ceremony, a martyr column will be inaugurated with the names of the CRPF jawans who died in the Pulwama attack inscribed on it, a blood donation camp will be also be held at Letpora," Zulfikhar Hassan told IANS.

He said the families of the jawans have not been invited.

"It is understood that there will be private ceremonies at their homes," Hassan said.