Guwahati/New Delhi : Mourning the Pulwama terror attack in which 44 soldiers were killed, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on February 15th, 2019 said that he and his Congress party would support the government and would “not get into any other discussion for the next couple of days”. “I will support the government and jawans in this difficult time,” said Gandhi in New Delhi.
United against terror : Congress
In one of the worst terror attacks, a Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist rammed an explosive-laden vehicle into the bus carrying CRPF personnel on February 14th, 2019. Nearly 40 CRPF personnel were killed and many others injured. The vehicle used by the terrorists was a Mahindra Scorpio carrying more than 350 kg of explosives.
“Our heartfelt condolences to the Jawans and their families. We will do whatever is necessary to keep this country united in support of anti-terrorism measures,” said former Indian Prime Minister as well as Rajya Sabha MP from Assam Dr. Manmohan Singh.
Condolences pour in for all corners. Congress leaders to support the government and stand united against terror
Maheshwar Basumatary, who was a native of Kolbari village of Tamulpur in Baksa district of Assam, attained martyrdom when terrorist attacked a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir on February 14th, 2019. A pall of gloom has descended in the entire region. Basumatary is survived by his wife and two children.
Former three-time Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi shared that he is “deeply anguished” by the terrorist attack that claimed several lives of our CRPF jawans in #Pulwama, J&K. We strongly condemn such cowardly act and stand with the Martyrs. My thoughts and prayers are with their friends and families in this time of grief,” he tweeted.
United against terror: Congress
Senior Congress leader Pradyut Bordoloi, leader of the opposition in the Assam Legislative Assembly Debabrata Saikia and Assam Congress MP and Assam Pradesh Congress Committee president Ripun Bora have all condemned the cowardly attack taking to their personal twitter accounts, each have condemned the attack.