Pulwama Aftermath: 250 Kashmiri Students Get Help From CRPF's 'Madadgar' Initiative to Reach Home in Jammu And Kashmir
CRPF Madadgaar helps 250 Kashmiri Students reach home (Photo Credits: Twitter/@CRPFmadadgaar)

New Delhi, February 19: The Central Reserve Police Force's 24×7 helpline – Madadgaar – has helped more than 250 Kashmiri students in various cities of the country to safely reach their home in Jammu and Kashmir, in the wake of purported threats after the Pulwama terrorist attack. The students were first brought to the Jammu region and then transported to their homes in the Kashmir valley. ‘Pakistan Murdabad!’ Man Shouts Slogans to Protest Pulwama Attack and Sell Shoes at the Same Time.

According to the twitter handle of CRPF Madadgar, "More than 250 #kashmiri students from Dehradun, Chandigarh, Delhi etc. Who had reached Jammu yesterday were provided food and then transported to Kashmir by @crpfindia @CRPFmadadgaar @DrSuneem. @JKZONECRPF @crpf_srinagar @jammusector." Over 300 Kashmiri Students From Uttarakhand, Haryana Reach Mohali; Many Head Home, Amid Reports of Harassment.

Tweet from CRPF Madadgaar helpline:

The helpline has been receiving numerous calls after the Pulwama terror attack, in which 40 CRPF jawans were martyred. Mostly the calls were made by Kashmiri students based in metro cities seeking the safety of their life. Governor Satya Pal Malik also had issued an advisory to all states and Union Terrorities seeking the safety of Kashmiri students.

CRPF's Madadgaar was launched in 2017, with an aim of assisting Kashmiris all over the country. Along with twitter handle, the helpline has a toll free number - 14411. The helpline renders assistance in case of natural calamities, threat to public safety and during disruption of civic amenities. The helpline also provides assistance to Vaishno Devi pilgrims.