Pulwama terror assault anniversary: All monetary dues given to subsequent of kin of 40 martyrs, clarifies CRPF


On the anniversary of the Pulwama terror assault, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Friday assured that every one monetary dues have been given to the following of kins (NOKs) of the 40 CRPF personnel who have been martyred on February 14, 2019. Taking to the micro-blogging web site, Twitter, the CRPF asserted, “All financial dues have been given to next of kins (NOKs) of all Pulwama Martyrs except one case where the case is subjudice.”

The CRPF stated that a few information experiences talked about concerning the non-receipt of dues by the following of kins of a few of the martyrs, including that the CRPF is dedicated to the welfare of their near and pricey ones. “A couple of news reports have mentioned about the non-receipt of dues by NOK of some of the Pulwama Martyrs. Though no amount of assistance can ever match up to the sacrifice of our heroes, yet we are committed to the welfare of their near and dear ones,” tweeted the CRPF.

Highting the right information, the CRPF tweeted, “All families are receiving last pay drawn as monthly pension. The total amount paid to each family, including the donations by individuals/organisations, range from Rs 2.16 Crore-3.24 Crore. CREDAI has allotted flats to 19 NOKs. Remaining 21 cases are under process.”

“Reliance Foundation has transferred educational assistance to 27 NOKs based on their need. Five cases out of the requests received are under consideration. NOKs of 17 Martyrs have been offered jobs by different state government. We reiterate that NOKs of our Martyrs are part of the CRPF family and we stand shoulder to shoulder with them,” added the CRPF.

On February 14 final yr, a convoy of autos carrying safety personnel on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was attacked by a vehicle-borne suicide bomber at Lethpora in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Forty CRPF personnel have been killed within the assault.

A memorial to the 40 slain personnel has been arrange inside a CRPF camp adjoining to the place the place Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist Adeel Ahmed Dar, driving an explosive-laden automotive, blew himself up subsequent to a convoy of safety forces. Almost all of the conspirators behind the dastardly assault have since been killed with the final one being Qari Yasir, the self-styled chief of JeM, who was killed in January.

Union Home Ministry on Friday (February 14) held a high-level assembly on the anniversary of Pulwama assault and determined anybody can lengthen assist to the households of martyred troopers by ‘CRPF veer pariwar cell’ software.

Notably, the app has been developed to indicate the monetary advantages offered to the households of martyrs and it’ll additionally present different kinds of assist offered to their households. On the event of CRPF Valour Day 2019, President Ram Nath Kovind had launched this app.