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CRPF personnel given hero's welcome by civilians at Jammu airport

It was a very warm gesture by the public towards the uniform: CRPF

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Indian Army personnel standing guard during a crackdown at a village in Shopian district in South Kashmir. Photo: PTI
Indian Army personnel standing guard during a crackdown at a village in Shopian district in South Kashmir. Photo: PTI

In a heart-warming incident, a party flying to from Jammu airport was given a hero's welcome by civilians who greeted them with a thunderous applause and a standing ovation.

spokesman Ashish Kumar Jha said the party was welcomed warmly at the terminal building yesterday and the applause continued till the last man left for the aircraft.


"As the personnel entered the terminal building of Jammu airport to board the chartered aircraft bound for Srinagar, the public present there gave them a thunderous applause and the building resonated with the sound of applause," Jha said.

"It was a very warm gesture by the public towards the uniform which encourages the force personnel to serve the motherland with utmost zeal and devotion. The reiterates its commitment towards the service of the country and countrymen," he said.

First Published: Mon, October 09 2017. 16:26 IST
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