On the first death anniversary of Assam’s Maneswar Basumatary, who was martyred in the dastardly Pulwama terror attack a year ago, a statue of the braveheart was unveiled on Friday in Tamulpur under Baksa district.

The statue was unveiled by Rajya Sabha MP Biswajit Daimary.

Paying his tribute to the martyred jawan, Rajya Sabha MP Biswajit Daimary said, “Maneswary Basumatary made us proud by sacrificing his life for the country.”

Family members, local people and CRPF officials paid their homage to Basumatary who was killed in Pulwama terror attack along with 39 other CRPF personnel on February 14, 2019.

The CRPF jawan is being remembered today with Bathou rituals at Kolbari village.

 “Our father was killed on this day. We feel proud of him because he made supreme sacrifice for the nation,” said daughter of Maneswar Basumatary.

(With inputs from News Live)

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