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In Pictures: A Year After Pulwama, Grateful Nation Pays Tribute With This Memorial

India remembered the supreme sacrifice of the CRPF soldiers who lost their lives in the dastardly terror attack that took place on February 14, 2019. In one of the deadliest attacks on security forces, at least 44 Central Reserve Police Force CPRF personnel were killed and another 20 injured when a Jaish-e-Mohammad JeM terrorist drove an explosive-laden SUV into a convoy of vehicles carrying paramilitary troops on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway in J-Ks Pulwama. On the first anniversary of their supreme sacrifice, Martyrs Column was dedicated to the memory of the 40 CRPF Martyrs was inaugurated at CRPFs Training Node Pulwama. Photo Credit: @CRPFmadadgaar

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 15 February 2020, 02:28:24 PM
Martyrs Column

Martyrs Column

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Martyrs Column was dedicated to the memory of the 40 CRPF Martyrs was inaugurated at CRPF’s Training Node Pulwama. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@CRPFmadadgaar)

Officers pay homage

Officers pay homage

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Officers paid homage to the Martyrs by laying wreath at the Martyrs Column. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @CRPFmadadgaar)

ITBP paid tribute to CRPF Bravehearts.

ITBP paid tribute to CRPF Bravehearts.

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Himveers of ITBP paid tribute and salutes the Bravehearts of CRPF. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ITBP_official)

 

Sudarshan Pattnaik's sand art

Sudarshan Pattnaik's sand art

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Sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik paid tributes by his sand art at Puri beach in Odisha. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@sudarsansand)

Umesh Gopinath

Umesh Gopinath

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Umesh Gopinath from Maharashtra, took a 61,000 Km journey to meet the families of the 40 CRPF jawans. He collected the soil from the Home of each Martyr in an Urn.  (Photo Credit: Twitter/@CRPFmadadgaar)

Urn placed at the Martyrs Column.

Urn placed at the Martyrs Column.

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The Urn containing the soil from martyred CRPF jawans was placed at the Martyrs Column during the wreath laying ceremony. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@CRPFmadadgaar)