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Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal and minister Himanta Biswa Sarma turned pallbearers for martyred CRPF jawan Maneswar Basumatary at Borjhar on Saturday evening
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Pulwama attack: CM, Himanta turn pallbearers for Assam martyr

Leaders lend a shoulder to the mortal remains of Maneswar Basumatary who was among 40 CRPF personnel killed in J&K on Thursday

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal and minister Himanta Biswa Sarma turned pallbearers for martyred CRPF jawan Maneswar Basumatary at Borjhar on Saturday evening
Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal and minister Himanta Biswa Sarma turned pallbearers for martyred CRPF jawan Maneswar Basumatary at Borjhar on Saturday evening
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Guwahati: Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal and minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday evening turned pallbearers for Assam native Maneswar Basumatary, who was among the 40 CRPF personnel killed on Thursday in a heinous terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama district.

Earlier, the leaders took part in a wreath-laying ceremony on the body of the jawan at the Air Force Station in Borjhar.

Taking to Twitter, Sonowal wrote:

Sarma, too, took to the social networking site later on Saturday evening. He wrote:

On Friday, in a similar gesture, Union home minister Rajnath Singh and Jammu & Kashmir director general of police (DGP) Dilbag Singh too turned pallbearers for one of the fallen CRPF soldiers. This was after the minister had taken part in the wreath-laying ceremony on the bodies of the troopers at the Humhama CRPF camp in Budgam district.

Union home minister Rajnath Singh and Jammu & Kashmir director general of police Dilbag Singh turned pallbearers for one of the fallen CRPF soldiers in Budgam district on Friday
Union home minister Rajnath Singh and Jammu & Kashmir director general of police Dilbag Singh turned pallbearers for one of the fallen CRPF soldiers in Budgam district on Friday
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