PM Modi, Ministers, Rahul Gandhi pay tributes to martyred CRPF jawans at Palam airport (VIDEO)

A day after more than 40 CRPF jawans were martyred in one of the deadliest terror attacks in Kashmir’s Pulwama, their mortal remains were brought to Delhi’s Palam airport.

Written by February 15, 2019 21:48

New Delhi: A day after more than 40 CRPF jawans were martyred in one of the deadliest terror attacks in Kashmir’s Pulwama, their mortal remains were brought to Delhi’s Palam airport.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Ministers Rajnath Singh, Nirmala Sitharaman, along with Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal paid floral tributes to the 40 CRPF soldiers at the Palam airport this evening.

The PM and other leaders laid the wreath on the coffins, wrapped in the national flag.

The bodies of the soldiers were brought to Delhi in a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft today. The bodies will be sent to their respective cities tomorrow.

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Martyrs’ mortal remains arrive at Delhi airport

# Wreath-laying ceremony of the Central Reserve Police Force jawans, who lost their lives in Pulwama terror attack, underway at Palam airport.

# Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays wreath on the mortal remains of the Central Reserve Police Force jawans at Palam airport, New Delhi on Friday.

# The bodies were received by the home minister and senior officials of the CRPF at the Palam Technical area, officials said.

# Union home minister Rajnath Singh pays tribute.

# Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman pays tribute to slain CRPF soldiers at Palam airport, New Delhi.

Rahul, Rathore pay last respects

Congress president Rahul Gandhi lays a wreath on the mortal remains of the Central Reserve Police Force jawans.

Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore also paid tributes.