Bhubaneswar: Condemning the Pulwama terror attack, the IPS Association, Odisha on Saturday decided to contribute one-day salary to the welfare fund of DG, CRPF supporting the bereaved families.
As many as 40 CRPF jawans, including two from Odisha were martyred and many sustained injuries in the ghastly terror attack in Pulawama in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday afternoon.
“The IPS Association, Odisha condemns the terror attack on CRPF personnel. While expressing deep sorrow and anguish, the association stands firmly in solidarity with the CRPF and is sure that resolute action will be taken against the perpetrators of this heinous crime,” said a release issued by the police body.
“The association further resolves that all its members will contribute one day salary to the welfare fund of DG, CRPF for supporting the bereaved families,” it added.
Two Odia CRPF jawans Prasanna Sahu of Pirasikharpur village in Naugaon area in Jagatsinghpur district and Manoj Kumar Behera of Ratanpur in Niali area in Cuttack district were also attained martyrdom in the attack.