Published On : Tue, Apr 25th, 2017

Home Minister, CM pay tribute to CRPF jawans killed in Sukma

Sukma: Home minister Rajnath Singh reaches Raipur to pay tribute to the 25 CRPF jawans slain in a Naxal attack yesterday. Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh is also there. The attack took place between Burkapal-Chintagufa area in south Bastar, the worst Maoist violence-affected district area of the state. President Pranab Mukherjee, PM Narendra Modi yesterday expressed their condolences.

Rajnath Singh on Monday night briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the attack. CM Raman Singh also held an emergency meet at his official residence in Raipur with senior administrative and police officials.

The chief minister took details of the incident in the wake of the attack. He directed the officials to make every necessary arrangement so that the bodies of troopers reach their native places as early as possible, according to the officer.

He also directed to provide best possible medical assistance to the injured personnel admitted in the two hospitals in Raipur.