New Delhi, Nov 17: Union Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla on Tuesday paid visit to French Embassy to express solidarity with the people of France post the Paris terror strike, which she termed as an "act against humanity".
"Went to the French Embassy to express my solidarity with the People of France & signed the condolence book there," Heptulla said on micro-blogging site Twitter.
Heptulla also posted online images of her condolence message in which the Minister reiterated she was left "shocked and extremely sad" after the "heinous" crime against "peace-loving" people of France.
"I am ashamed those handful of people call themselves as Muslims. God will never forgive them for such a heinous crime. My heartfelt sympathies to Government of France and the people of France. It is an act against humanity," she wrote in the message.
At least 129 people were killed, while 352 others were left wounded in the November 13 carnage - worst ever to happen on the soil of France. Islamic State group had claimed responsibility for the episode.