Assam Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma visited the residences of martyred CRPF jawan Bablu Rabha and Inspector Dilip Kumar Das, who made the supreme sacrifice in the Maoist attack at Bijapur in Chhatisgarh on April 3rd.
The minister on Saturday morning offered his condolences to the bereaved family members of Bablu Rabha at his residence at Dudhnoi in Golapara district. He paid floral tributes to the martyr and interacted with the family members.
“I paid a visit to Martyr Bablu Rabha home at Dudhnoi in Goalpara, met his family members and offered my condolences. The loss is irreparable yet Sri Rabha’s martyrdom in #ChhattisgarhNaxalAttack shall remain a matter of great pride for us forever,” Sarma tweeted.
After visiting the house of the martyred CRPF jawan, Sarma also met the family members of martyred CRPF inspector Dilip Kumar Das at Sarupeta in Barpeta district. He also offered his deepest condolences during the visit.
In another tweet Sarma wrote, “Met the family members of Martyr Dilip Kumar Das at their residence in Sarupeta, Bhabanipur LAC along with MP @pallablochandas & BJP VP @PulokGohain. We shall forever remember Martyr Dilip for the indomitable valour he displayed during #ChhattisgarhNaxalAttack. We salute him.”
Das lost his life in the Maoist attack on Chhattisgarh’s Sukma-Bijapur border on April 3. His body was found in the wee hours of Sunday and was immediately sent to the district hospital in Raipur, where the doctor declared him dead.
It may be mentioned that at least 22 security personnel were killed and 30 others injured in an encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh on Saturday. The attack took place in a forest along the border between Bijapur and Sukma districts in Chhattisgarh.