Surat: A businessman from Surat cancelled his daughter’s wedding feast and donated Rs 11 lakh to the families of martyrs of Pulwama terror attack, said reports on Saturday. Dewashi Manek also gave away Rs 5 lakh to service agencies. Also Read - Article 370 Revocation: Pak PM Imran Khan Warns of Another Pulwama
Manek’s daughter Ami got married on February 15 and the wedding feast was due on Saturday. Instead of spending on the feast, Manek chose to give that money to families of the 40 jawans who lost their lives in the attack. Also Read - First Indo-Pak Civil Society-led Dialogue Held in Islamabad Post-Pulwama Attack
On Thursday, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans were martyred when a JeM terrorist rammed an explosive-laden truck into a convoy. Also Read - 'Pulwama Terror Attack Didn't Result From Intel Failure,' Says Govt in Lok Sabha
India withdrew the ‘Most Favoured Nation’ (MFN) status given to Pakistan.
Early on Saturday, an all-party meeting was convened which passed a resolution condemning all terrorist activities. The Congress said it extended its support to the Centre in the fight against terrorism.
The Shiv Sena said such resolutions were passed after Pathankot and Uri attacks also and now it was time to act.
On its part, the Government has said that it had given a free hand to the security forces. Speaking in Yavatmal, Maharashtra, PM Modi said the guilty would not go unpunished.
Meanwhile, the family of suicide bomber Adil Ahmad Dar said he was humiliated by the troops years ago, while he was still in school, and that may have led to his resentment.