Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh along with Chief Minister Raman Singh and MoS Home Hansraj Ahir paid homage to CRPF jawans, who deceased in the Sukma attack, during their wreath laying ceremony.
Rajnath expressed his pain about the incident that resulted in tormenting loss of CRPF personnel. He also conveyed heartfelt condolences to their families. National and State authorities like PM Narendra Modi, President Pranab Mukherjee, CM Raman Singh (Chattisgarh) and MoS Home Hansraj Ahir also expressed their grave angsts on this matter, condemning the Naxal attacks, offered their sincere condolences to families of deceased, prayers for speedy recovery of injured and lastly stated to further rethink on the strategies with relevant departments to curb such mishaps.
26 CRPF personnel’s lost their life while few others were injured in the encounter with Naxals in Sukma district of Chattisgargh. The attack took place while they were helping the local people in road building activity.