It was a day of mourning after India lost 40 sons in a terror attack that took place in Pulwama on 14 February 2019. The attack took place when CRPF convoy of about 78 vehicles was moving from Jammu to Srinagar.
More than 2500 jawans were present in the vehicles and more than 40 jawans were present on the bus which was targeted by the militants.
The terror attack left the country stunned. The jawans came from all corners of the country and made the supreme sacrifice for the nation.
The terrorists of Jaish-e-Mohammed rammed a vehicle carrying 350 kg of explosives into the CRPF bus.
Here’s a look back at all the martyrs.
Head Constable Naseer Ahmad (Jammu and Kashmir)Naseer was among those martyred in the Pulwama terrorist attack when a suicide bomber rammed his RDX… Read More
Naseer was among those martyred in the Pulwama terrorist attack when a suicide bomber rammed his RDX-laden car into the CRPF convoy at Lethpora on Thursday. Naseer had celebrated his birthday a day before on February 13.
Read LessConstable Sukhjinder Singh (Punjab)Sukhjinder belonged to Gandivind village of Tarn Taran and his father Gurmez Singh received the news… Read More
Sukhjinder belonged to Gandivind village of Tarn Taran and his father Gurmez Singh received the news of his martyrdom at 6 pm. Sukhjinder is survived by a son who was born after seven years of marriage. He was posted with 76 battalions of the CRPF.
Read LessHead Constable Jaimal Singh (Punjab)Head Constable Jaimal Singh was the driver of the bus that was blown up by the terrorists after Jais… Read More
Head Constable Jaimal Singh was the driver of the bus that was blown up by the terrorists after Jaish terrorists targeted a convoy with 350 kg of explosives in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Singh only had one dream – a good education for his son and for that he was planning to shift his family from Moga to Chandigarh by the end of that month.
Read LessConstable Tilak Raj (Himachal Pradesh)Tilak Raj hailed from Himachal Pradesh's Jawali area in Kangra district. He is survived by his wife … Read More
Tilak Raj hailed from Himachal Pradesh’s Jawali area in Kangra district. He is survived by his wife and two sons-one was 3-years-old while the younger one was only a month old when the brutal attack happened. Tilak Raj had survived the IED explosion, but succumbed to the injuries in the army hospital.
Read LessConstable Rohitash Lamba (Rajasthan)Rohitash Lamba who was just 27-year-old when he lost his life in the Pulwama attack. He joined the C… Read More
Rohitash Lamba who was just 27-year-old when he lost his life in the Pulwama attack. He joined the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) when he was just 25. He belonged to Govindpura village in Amarsar area of Jaipur. He got married just a year before the attack and had a 2-month-old daughter when he attained martyrdom. Grief kept the people of his village up the whole night.
Read LessHead Constable Vijay Soreng (Jharkhand)Head Constable Vijay Soreng of Gumla district of Jharkhand has also been killed in the terrorist att… Read More
Head Constable Vijay Soreng of Gumla district of Jharkhand has also been killed in the terrorist attack. Martyr Vijay Soreng ‘s daughter had tears in her eyes and anger in her heart, but was proud of the martyrdom of father attained. His daughter Rekha Soren had said, “Give us the weapon, we will avenge our father ourselves.”
Read LessConstable Vasantha Kumar VV (Kerala)
Constable Vasantha Kumar VV from Wayanad, Kerala joined the CRPF in 2001. Vasantha had called up his mother before attack and told her that he was going to join a new battalion in Srinagar. Kumar is survived by his wife and two school-going children
Constable Subramaniam G (Tamil Nadu)
Constable Subramanian G hailed from Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu. He had left home on Sunday 11 February 2019 after a month-long leave, where he was occupied with the medical treatment of his father, V Ganapathi, a farmer.
Constable Manoj Kumar Behera (Odisha)Constable Manoj Kumar Behera hailed from Cuttack, Odisha. Manoj had recently returned from his annua… Read More
Constable Manoj Kumar Behera hailed from Cuttack, Odisha. Manoj had recently returned from his annual leave where he had celebrated the first birthday of his daughter. He joined his unit on February 6. His father, Jitendra Behera, said Manoj had called up his wife and mother a few hours before the attack. “After hearing about the attack, we tried to call him up, but his phone was switched off,” he said.
Read LessConstable GD Guru H (Karnataka)Guru hailed from the Maddur of Mandya district in Karnataka. He had called his wife day before attac… Read More
Guru hailed from the Maddur of Mandya district in Karnataka. He had called his wife day before attacked but she was unable to take the call. By the time she called back, his phone was out of reach. “I had the chance to speak to him one last time, but my fate was as fatal as that of was my husband,” said guru’s wife.