ONLY MEMORIES: Martyr Bablu Santa with wife and daughter during a vacation last summer.
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Howrah / Kalyani: The Central government is least bothered about the safety of our soldiers and rather it is engrossed in its own agenda, the widow of a Bengal CRPF jawan martyred in Pulwama terror attack has said.

Mita Santra, the widow of martyr Bablu Santra of Uluberia in Howrah, was responding to journalists today as she was asked whether she supports a war between Indian and Pakistan.

The apprehension about another Indo-Pak war has gripped the nation after the Indian Air Force bombarded a terrorist training camp at Balakot in Pakistan today at dawn.

“At the end of the day, all shall keep this in mind that a soldier is someone’s father, someone’s husband, someone’s son. All of them want to return home unharmed and see their mother, son, wife,” Mita said.

She then went a step further and served a blow to the Centre which is claiming to be safeguarding national interest.

“It is the responsibility of the government to ensure the safety of the soldiers but it is least bother about this…They could have installed IED jammers for the (Pulwama) CRPF convoy to pass safely. The government didn’t do that,” the widow of the martyr said in no uncertain terms.

Mita added that despite having lost her lifeline in the Pulwama attack she did not ask for retaliation.

“On 16 February itself, I said that I am for peaceful coexistence. The more there will be war, more mothers will lose their son.”

But negating the stand taken by Mita, the father of the other CRPF jawan martyred in Pulwama attack said that he wants a war.

“My heart is on a rage over the death of my young son. I want revenge. I want a war to teach Pakistan a lesson,” said Sanyasi Biswas, the father of martyr Sudip Biswas of Haspukuria in Nadia district.