PM pays tribute to martyrs of 2001 Parliament attack

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other parliamentarians on Tuesday paid tributes to the martyrs of the 2001 attack on Parliament.

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New Delhi, Dec 13: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tributes to those who died in the terror attack on Parliament on this day in 2001.

He placed a wreath at the photos of the deceased in Parliament House complex. "Salutations to the martyrs who sacrificed their lives during the 2001 Parliament attack.

2001 Parliament Attack: PM Pay Tribute

Their bravery will never be forgotten," he tweeted later. Five heavily-armed terrorists had stormed Parliament House complex on this day 15 years back but they were killed before they could enter the main building.

Five Delhi Police personnel, a woman Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) official, two Parliament watch and ward staff, and a gardener were among those who lost their lives in the attack.

PTI

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