Gautam Gambhir adopts children of 25 CRPF personnel killed in Sukma attack, says report
In a noble gesture, Indian cricket star Gautam Gambhir will bear full expenses of the children of 25 CRPF personnel martyred in Sukma attack, the Kolkata Knight Riders captain’s media manager confirmed to ANI. Gambhir has been vocal about an array of issues. Earlier, Gambhir had tweeted, Chattisgarh, Kashmir, North East,do v need more alarm bells or r we a deaf state? Life of my countrymen isn’t cheap, someone needs 2 pay 4 it.”
On Monday, in a deadly Maoist ambush against a CRPF team that was helping in building the roads in the Sukma region, 25 jawans were killed and six were left injured. The incident happened only 2 kms from the CRPF camp. The 99-member team of soldiers was significantly outnumbered by the 300 Naxals in the region laced with rocket launchers and AK47s, according to a report.