HTFI Condemns the ghastly attack CRPF soldiers in Pulwama

NEW DELHI, February 15 :

The Honorary Teachers’Federation Of India (HTFI) has strongly condemned the terrorist attack on the CRPF men in Pulwama in which so far 44 soldiers have lost their precious lives. COMRADE LEKH RANJAN B.PATRO, Generalissimo of HTFI stated that such a ghastly act of the terrorists needs to be condemned by all the humanist and peace loving person irrespective of their political understanding. We urge upon the people to maintain peace and communal harmony in this hour of shock and grief and not to be provoked by such heinous crimes of cowardly elements as well as by the hated propaganda of some chauvinist elements.
GENERALISSIMO PATRO expressed deep sympathy with the families of the deceased soldiers. He also expressed his deep shock over the failure of the security system needed to check such terrorist attack. He urged that such unfortunate tragedy should not be politicised by anyone, rather all efforts and ideas should be contributed to block such mishaps. He lamented that multipronged approach promised by the central government too has not brought no fruit so far. Therefore, all the political parties need to sit together immediately so as to evolve an effective solution for checking such attacks and to restore all the lingering issues related with Kashmir problem.

Central Committee
Honorary Teachers’ Federation Of India

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