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PM Modi pays tribute to martyrs of 2001 Parliament terror attack

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and other parliamentarians on Saturday paid tribute to the soldiers who lost their lives during the deadly terror attack on the Parliament that took

IANS [ Updated: December 13, 2014 11:07 IST ]
pm modi pays tribute to martyrs of 2001 parliament terror
pm modi pays tribute to martyrs of 2001 parliament terror attack

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and other parliamentarians on Saturday paid tribute to the soldiers who lost their lives during the deadly terror attack on the Parliament that took place on December 13, 2001.

The attack had killed 14 people including five terrorists and six Delhi Police personnel.

Modi, Mahajan, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, BJP leader LK Advani and chairperson of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Sonia Gandhi were among the others who offered floral tributes.

The Prime Minister also tweeted: "We salute martyrs who lost their lives protecting the Temple of our Democracy on this day in 2001. Their sacrifices are etched in our memory."

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