Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi pay homage to Pulwama attack victims; remains of deceased soldiers brought back to hometowns [Photos]

Pulwama terror attack: Forty CRPF personnel were killed and five injured in one of the deadliest terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, when a Jaish-e-Mohammed suicide bomber rammed a vehicle carrying explosives into their bus

FP Staff February 16, 2019 16:33:47 IST
With his hands folded and head bowed, Prime Minister Narendra Modi walked around 40 coffins draped in tricolour on Friday evening as he led the nation in paying last respects to the CRPF personnel killed in the Pulwama terror attack. PTI
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With his hands folded and head bowed, Prime Minister Narendra Modi walked around 40 coffins draped in tricolour on Friday evening as he led the nation in paying last respects to the CRPF personnel killed in the Pulwama terror attack. PTI
The mortal remains of the slain troopers reached Delhi's Palam air force area in a special IAF plane on Friday. PTI
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The mortal remains of the slain troopers reached Delhi's Palam air force area in a special IAF plane on Friday. PTI
Decorated with white floral arrangements, 40 coffins wrapped in tricolour were neatly arranged in the hanger, where senior officials of the CRPF laid wreaths one by one in a solemn ceremony. PTI
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Decorated with white floral arrangements, 40 coffins wrapped in tricolour were neatly arranged in the hanger, where senior officials of the CRPF laid wreaths one by one in a solemn ceremony. PTI
Rahul Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal, Ajit Doval, the chiefs of the three services — Army, Air Force and Navy — and senior cabinet ministers, including Nirmala Sitharaman, also paid their homage to the slain CRPF personnel. PTI
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Rahul Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal, Ajit Doval, the chiefs of the three services — Army, Air Force and Navy — and senior cabinet ministers, including Nirmala Sitharaman, also paid their homage to the slain CRPF personnel. PTI
After the dignitaries paid their homage, the prime minister, dressed in white with a dark-coloured shawl, arrived in the hanger and went straight to the podium where the coffins were kept. PTI
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After the dignitaries paid their homage, the prime minister, dressed in white with a dark-coloured shawl, arrived in the hanger and went straight to the podium where the coffins were kept. PTI
Hundreds of people from all walks of life on Friday gathered at India Gate and Jantar Mantar to hold candle light marches to express solidarity with the families of the jawans killed. PTI
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Hundreds of people from all walks of life on Friday gathered at India Gate and Jantar Mantar to hold candle light marches to express solidarity with the families of the jawans killed. PTI
Some members of the Youth Congress were detained as they attempted to march towards the Pakistan High Commission to protest against the audacious attack in south Kashmir. PTI
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Some members of the Youth Congress were detained as they attempted to march towards the Pakistan High Commission to protest against the audacious attack in south Kashmir. PTI
From students to politicians, members of social organisations to the common folks, the crowd gathered at the two venues demanded adequate compensation for the families of the dead soldiers and that Pakistan be given a "befitting reply". PTI
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From students to politicians, members of social organisations to the common folks, the crowd gathered at the two venues demanded adequate compensation for the families of the dead soldiers and that Pakistan be given a "befitting reply". PTI
A large number of people attend the funeral procession of CRPF jawan Mohan Lal in Haridwar. PTI
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A large number of people attend the funeral procession of CRPF jawan Mohan Lal in Haridwar. PTI
A large gathering during the cremation of slain CRPF Jawan Kaushal Kumar Rawat in Agra. PTI
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A large gathering during the cremation of slain CRPF Jawan Kaushal Kumar Rawat in Agra. PTI