“Assault On India’s Soul”: PM Modi On 2001 Terrorist Strike On Parliament

PM Modi acknowledged the contributions of those that stood between the terrorists and the Home.

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recalled the 2001 Parliament assault within the Lok Sabha in the course of the Particular Parliament Session and saluted the troopers who took bullets to save lots of Parliament in the course of the 2001 terrorist assault. 

Recalling the terrorist assault on the Parliament, the Prime Minister mentioned that it was not an assault on the constructing however an assault on the Mom of Democracy itself.

“It was an assault on the soul of India”, the Prime Minister interjected.

He acknowledged the contributions of those that stood between the terrorists and the Home to guard its members and paid tributes to the bravehearts.

The tributes reminded everybody in regards to the horrific terror assault on the Indian Parliament on December 13, 2001.

It could be recalled that it was on December 13, 2001, that Jagdish, Matbar, Kamlesh Kumari; Nanak Chand and Rampal, Assistant Sub-Inspectors, Delhi Police; Om Prakash, Bijender Singh and Ghanshyam, Head Constables in Delhi Police; and Deshraj, a gardener, CPWD, had sacrificed their lives whereas defending the Parliament towards the terrorist assault.

The perpetrators belonged to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM)– two Pakistan-raised terrorist organisations– attacked the Parliament on December 13, 2001, that led to the deaths of 5 Delhi Police personnel, two Parliament Safety Service personnel, one CRPF Constable and a gardener and led to elevated tensions between India and Pakistan, ensuing within the 2001-2002 India-Pakistan standoff.

A complete of 5 terrorists, who infiltrated the Parliament in a automobile with House Ministry and Parliament labels, have been killed on December 13, 2001 assault.

Greater than 100 individuals, together with main politicians, have been contained in the parliament constructing on the time. The gunmen used a pretend identification sticker on the automobile they drove and thus simply breached the safety deployed across the parliamentary advanced. The terrorists carried AK47 rifles, grenade launchers and pistols.

The gunmen drove their car into the automobile of the Indian Vice President Krishan Kant (who was within the constructing on the time), received out, and commenced capturing. The Vice President’s guards and safety personnel shot again on the terrorists after which began closing the gates of the compound.

Indian safety businesses and the Delhi Police officers mentioned that gunmen obtained directions from Pakistan and the operation was carried out underneath the steering of Pakistan’s Inter-Providers Intelligence (ISI) company.

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