Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, 17 February, paid tributes to CRPF jawans Sanjay Kumar Sinha from Patna and Ratan Kumar Thakur from Bhagalpur, both of whom were killed in the Pulwama terror attack on 14 February.
“I express my sympathies with their families,” he said, adding:
"“Main anubhav kar raha hun aapke aur desh vaasiyon ke dil mein kitni aag hai. Jo aag aapke dil mein vahi aag mere dil mein bhi hai. (I can feel how angry you and other people of the country are. The same anger is there within me too.)”" - PM Modi, as quoted by ANI
Modi was speaking in Bihar’s Barauni where he laid the foundation stone for the Patna Metro Rail Project. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was also present there.
Speaking on the PM Urja Ganga Yojana, Modi said:
"“PM Urja Ganga Yojana is one of the several projects which have been launched with the aim to transform Bihar as well as eastern India. Under this Yojana, states such as UP, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha are being connected through gas pipelines.”" - PM Modi, as quoted by ANI
Prime Minister Modi will, on Sunday, also lay the foundation stones for hospitals in Hazaribagh, Dumka and Palamau and inaugurate a host of development schemes during his visit to Jharkhand, an official statement said.
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