New Delhi: On Sunday, 13th December, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to martyrs of the 2001 Parliament attack. In a tweet, PM Modi said, “We will never forget the cowardly attack on our Parliament on this day in 2001. We recall the valour and sacrifice of those who lost their lives protecting our Parliament. India will always be thankful to them.”
On 13th December 2001, terrorists of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) stormed the Parliament complex and fired indiscriminately. They were gunned down after a battle in which five Delhi Police personnel, a woman CRPF trooper, two personnel of the Parliament House Watch and ward staff, and a gardener were killed. A journalist who sustained injuries died later. Home Minister Amit Shah also paid tribute to the martyrs.
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