Sehwag Offers to Sponsor Education of Pulwama Attack Martyrs’ Kids

Star boxer Vijender Singh, who is employed with Haryana Police, has also decided to donate a month’s salary.

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Virender Sehwag has offered to sponsor the education of kids of Pulwama attack martyrs.
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Former India cricketer Virender Sehwag on Saturday, 16 February, offered to bear the educational expenses of children of all the CRPF personnel martyred in the dastardly terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama.

On Thursday, 14 February, at least 40 CRPF paramilitary troopers were killed in a terror attack while several others are battling for their lives following what is being termed as the deadliest terrorist strike in three decades in the valley.

“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,” 
Virender Sehwag on Twitter

Condemning the terror attack, the big-hitting former India opener 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."

File photos of Vijender Singh.
File photos of Vijender Singh.
(Photo: IANS)

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 make them feel proud of their sacrifices. Jai Hind.” 
Vijender Singh

An explosive-laden SUV rammed into one of the buses in the CRPF convoy at Awantipora town in the Pulwama district.

Condolence messages have been pouring in for the family of the deceased soldiers since the news of the attack broke out.

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