Parliament paid homage to the victims of 2001 terror attack
“Let us reiterate our resolve to combat the macabre designs of the perpetrators of terrorism and reaffirm our pledge to protect the unity, integrity and sovereignty of our motherland,” said Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan while paying homage to the victims
Members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha stood in silence for a while as a homage to the victims of terror attack which shook the capital on December 13,2001
“On this day, we recall the supreme sacrifice of our security personnel .. who laid down their life while preventing the entry of terrorists,” Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari said. He said the house condemns the incident in unequivocal terms and resolve to fight terrorism with firm determination and protect sovereignty and integrity of the country.
The parliament attack on 13 December 2001 led to the deaths of five terrorists, six Delhi Police personnel, two Parliament Security Service personnel and a gardener, in total 14 and increased tensions between India and Pakistan.