‘Our Father Met Same Fate’: Priyanka, Rahul Gandhi Console Families of Jawans Killed in Pulwama


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Congress president Rahul Gandhi and general secretary responsible for eastern Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on Wednesday went to a supplication meeting of CRPF jawan Amit Kumar Kori, who was killed in the ongoing Pulwama dread assault, and paid tributes to the killed warrior.

The Gandhi kin, alongside Jyotiraditya Scindhia and state Congress boss Raj Babbar gone by street to the Shamli area in UP, where a capacity was sorted out at the Raghunath sanctuary in memory of the fighter. Uttar Pradesh Sugarcane Minister, BJP’s Suresh Rana, additionally went to the supplication meeting.

Rahul and Priyanka were seen comforting the individuals from the deprived family.

While Priyanka Gandhi addressed the females of the family and furthermore took their telephone number, Rahul Gandhi said he was miserable just as pleased with Amit Kori.

In the midst of serenades of ‘Amit Kori Amar Rahe’ and Bharat Mata Ki Jai’, the Congress boss said he comprehended the agony in individuals’ souls. “My sister stated, as it were, the equivalent happened to our dad,” he told the relatives.

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Rahul Gandhi supports the relatives of a CRPF trooper slaughtered in Pulwama assault in Shamli. (Picture: Pallavi Ghosh).

“In these snapshots of distress, we are with you… His (Kori’s) father revealed to us that he is tragic, and yet glad (of his child). The family gave as long as they can remember for their child and the child gave their life for the nation. The whole nation needs to thank you for the penance your child has made. The child gave his adoration, body and heart to the nation. We can always remember this thing,” Rahul Gandhi said.

“My sister said that in a way our dad (previous Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi) had likewise met a similar destiny. We comprehend your torment and misery. We are here to sit just for five minutes with you and to tell every one of you that we need to share your anguish,” he stated, including that no power on the planet can overcome this nation.

The Gandhi kin at that point proceeded to visit the place of Pradeep Kumar, another CRPF jawan who lost his life in the Pulwama dread assault.

While on their approach to Shamli, Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi alongside Priyanka Gandhi, Jyotiraditya Scindhia and Raj Babbar ceased at Shiv Shakti Dhaba for a coffee break in Kairana. The visit was held hush-hush till the last minute.

Forty CRPF staff were murdered on February 14, when a Jaish-e-Mohammed suicide aircraft, in one of the deadliest dread assaults in Jammu and Kashmir, slammed a vehicle continuing 100 kg of explosives into their transport in Pulwama region.

Among the CRPF staff murdered in the assault, 12 hailed from Uttar Pradesh, including two from Shamli.


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