Pulwama attacks: Amitabh Bachchan, Modi and Kejriwal pay homage to martyrs

  • PM Modi pays homage to pulwama martyrs calls them “exceptional individuals.”

  • Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan reacts to a fan’s post and pays tribute to martyrs.
Even after a year, the country still cannot wipe out the memories. Celebrities and commoners alike took to social media to discuss it. The number of Pulwama tweets at 3,13,000 tweets is much higher than Valentine’s Day.

Here is the look at few of the celebrities and key personalities that paid tribute to beloved martyrs.

Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays homage to the martyrs at the National War Memorial, on the occasion of the 71st Republic Day Parade 2020, in New Delhi. (Photo)(

PM Modi paid homage to the security personnel calling them “exceptional individuals” who devote their lives to protect the nation.


“Tributes to the brave martyrs who lost their lives in the gruesome Pulwama attack last year. They were exceptional individuals who devoted their lives to serving and protecting our nation. India will never forget their martyrdom,” said Modi on his twitter handle.

Amitabh Bachchan

Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan performs during a function to pay homage to 26/11 victims at Gateway of India in Mumbai.Photo)(

Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan reacted to a fan’s post of him and Abhishek Bachchan honouring the martyr’s families by handing out donations last year. The celebrity wrote, “On this day, we remember them that sacrificed their lives so we could live”


Last year Bachchan donated ₹5 lakh each to the kin’s of 40 CRPF personnel who were martyred in the Pulwama terror attack.

Vishal Dadlani

The singer who is always seen in duo with Shekhar Ravjiani, remembered the martyrs in a tweet saying. “1 year ago, in #Pulwama, 40+ soldiers were killed when a car full of RDX exploded while travelling along with a convoy of soldiers. Deepest condolences to their families and all of India. Some questions were asked then, that still remain unanswered.” He also tweeted a picture of a newspaper with questions.

Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during a program, ' Ex-servicemen with Kejriwal' at Constitution Club in New Delhi.Photo/Subhav Shukla)(

Arvind Kejriwal, the leader of the Aam Aadmi Party, expressed his emotion in Hindi on Twitter and wrote, “A soulful tribute to soldiers who martyred on this day in the Pulwama terrorist attack.”

Yami Gautam


The star who was featured in the movie based on Uri attack tweeted a photo of all 40 CRPF martyrs and called it an “unforgettable date”. “Our tears should only make our voice, intention & actions stronger against terrorism,” she said.

Sunny Deol

BJP leaders Arjun Ram Meghwal and Sunny Deol arrive to attend the BJP parliamentary party meeting at Parliament House, in New Delhi, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019.Photo/Atul Yadav) (

The star who is known for patriotic films like Gadar paid his tribute in his native Punjabi tongue language.

In February 2019, a convoy of 78 buses carrying around 2,500 CRPF personnel was attacked by a vehicle-borne suicide bomber of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit. His sneak attack on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Pulwama district, resulted in the deaths of 40 CRPF personnel and the attacker.

Weeks later Indian Air Force (IAF) jets bombed a JeM camp in Balakot in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

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