Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag has promised to offer the educational expenses for children of all the CRPF personnel who lost their lives in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama attack.
Sehwag took to twitter to announce the same and said that it will be an honour for him to sponsor the education of the martyrs’ children.
The terrorist activity took place on Thursday when 40 CRPF soldiers got martyred in the terrorist attack which is dreaded as the worst ever in the valley in recent times.
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 @SehwagSchool, Jhajjar. Saubhagya hoga”.
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
Star boxer Vijender Singh, who is employed with Haryana Police, is donating a month’s salary.
“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 makes them feel proud of their sacrifices. Jai Hind,” the Olympic medallist said.
Condemning the terror attack, the Sehwag had earlier tweeted, “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.”
Meanwhile, Indian captain Virat Kohli has postponed the RP-SG Indian Sports Honours, which was to take place on Saturday, as a “mark of respect” to the CRPF personnel martyred in the Pulwama terrorist attack.
The RP-SG Indian Sports Honours has been postponed. At this heavy moment of loss that we all find ourselves in, we would like to cancel this event that was scheduled to take place tomorrow.— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) February 15, 2019