Pulwama attacks: Amitabh Bachchan, Modi and Kejriwal pay homage to martyrs
- PM Modi pays homage to
pulwamamartyrs calls them “exceptional individuals.”
- Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan reacts to a fan’s post and pays tribute to martyrs.
Here is the look at few of the celebrities and key personalities that paid tribute to beloved martyrs.
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.
Tributes to the brave martyrs who lost their lives in the gruesome Pulwama attack last year. They were exceptional… https://t.co/DIsFbFuHi6— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1581653923000
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.
On this day we remember them that sacrificed their lives so we could live .. https://t.co/7tOOtd9yig— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) 1581657998000
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.
1 year ago, in #Pulwama, 40+ soldiers were killed when a car full of RDX exploded while travelling along with a con… https://t.co/MaVC2QQug8— VISHAL DADLANI (@VishalDadlani) 1581657146000
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.”
पुलवामा में आतंकवादी हमले में आज ही के दिन शहीद हुए जवानों को भावपूर्ण श्रद्धांजलि।— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) 1581655822000
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.
February14 th, 2019 shall always remain an unforgettable date . Tribute to our brave CRPF jawans Our tears shoul… https://t.co/h7P7vyszEU— Yami Gautam (@yamigautam) 1581657267000
The star who is known for patriotic films like Gadar paid his tribute in his native Punjabi tongue language.
ਪੁਲਵਾਮਾ ਹਮਲੇ ਵਿੱਚ ਸ਼ਹੀਦ ਹੋਏ ਵੀਰ ਜਵਾਨਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਪ੍ਰਣਾਮ। पुलवामा में शहीद हुए वीर जवानों को शत शत नमन। #Pulwamamartyrs— Sunny Deol (@iamsunnydeol) 1581656035000
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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