On Saturday, Virender Sehwag, the former Indian cricketer has offered to take care of the children of CRPF personnel martyred in the Pulwama incident in Jammu And Kashmir on Thursday.
The Pulwama incident has caused huge distress and grief in India that took over 40 lives of CRPF soldiers when they were travelling through the Valley. Many of them were returning from their home and were a part of the 78-vehicle convoy. But unexpectedly, they got trapped on the Srinagar-Jammu highway. While 44 members lost their lives and there are several others are battling for their lives.
Nothing we can do will be enough, but the least I can do is offer to take complete care of the education of the children of our brave CRPF jawans martyred in #Pulwama in my Sehwag International School @SehwagSchool , Jhajjar. Saubhagya hoga 🙏 pic.twitter.com/lpRcJSmwUh
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) February 16, 2019
Taking it to Twitter, Virender Sehwag wrote, “Nothing we can do will be enough, but the least I can do is offer to take complete care of the education of the children of our brave CRPF jawans martyred in Pulwama in my Sehwag International School, Jhajjar. Saubhagya hoga.”
Meanwhile, the famous boxer, Vijender Singh who is employed at the Haryana Police is donating a month’s salary. Taking it to Twitter, Vijender wrote, “I’m donating my one month’s salary for the martyrs of #PulwamaTerrorAttack and want everyone to come forward and support the families. It is our moral duty to always standby them and make them feel proud of their sacrifices. Jai Hind.”
— Major Surendra Poonia (@MajorPoonia) February 15, 2019
I'm shocked after hearing about the attack in Pulwama, heartfelt condolences to the martyred soldiers & prayers for the speedy recovery of the injured jawaans.
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) February 15, 2019
Shocked and horrified by what happened #Pulwama. The day we all celebrated love some cowards spread hatred. Thinking about the jawans and their families. India keep them in your prayers.
— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) February 15, 2019
Deeply saddened and disturbed by the news. I condemn the terror attack in #Pulwama. My condolences to the families of the jawans who sacrificed their lives.
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) February 14, 2019
The social media is flooded with tonnes of condolence messages for the families of the martyred soldiers. Earlier Virender Sehwag showed his distress by tweeting, “Really pained by the cowardly attack on our CRPF in J&K in which our brave men have been martyred. No words are enough to describe the pain. I wish a speedy recovery to those injured.”
Really pained by the cowardly attack on our CRPF in J&K in which our brave men have been martyred . No words are enough to describe the pain. I wish a speedy recovery to those injured.#SudharJaaoWarnaSudhaarDenge
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) February 14, 2019
Moreover, Reliance Foundation has also expressed their readiness to take the responsibility of education and employment of the children of 40 CRPF martyred soldiers.
Anand Mahindra has also appealed on Twitter about gathering fund for the welfare of families of a matryed soldier. He said if just 50L people give ₹10 each that’s ₹5Cr and it will be a good help.
We’re all filled with rage over #Pulwama. Action is better than rage. I urge you to donate to the martyrs’ families at this site.The site may have temporarily crashed which means we’re all determined to act. If just 50L people give ₹10 each that’s ₹5Cr https://t.co/aD4W1oUFWT
— anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) February 15, 2019
Apollo Hospital has urged to provide free treatment to the soldiers who have been injured during the incident. The chairman of Apollo, Pratap Reddy also paid condolences for the incident and said that he salutes all the soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the country.