Parliamentarians were seen paying homage to all martyrs who sacrificed their lives during the attack on parliament in 2001 that led to death of nine people, including eight security men.
THEY PAID their respects to the security officers, who lost their lives in the terrorist attack. Rajya Sabha member D Raja said today all parliamentarians stand together against the terror attacks that threaten the sovereignty of the country.
"Yes, today parliament will observe the anniversary. It is an occasion that all the political parties in the parliament and people out side the parliament will stand together and rededicate; they would not tolerate any force of terror to subvert our parliamentary democracy, to subvert our sovereignty. India
will stand-up together and fight back all the forces of terror," Raja told NNIS.
Meanwhile, after the execution of Ajmal Kasab, only alive terrorist captured in Mumbai attack in 2008, people of the country and relatives and friends of all the martyrs that died in 2001 hope that the Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru would be hanged soon.
Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has said that the decision on Guru's mercy petition will be taken after the current parliament sessions ends. Right wing parties, especially the BJP have demanded the immediate execution of Guru.
Guru was sentenced to death for 2001 parliament attack by a trial court, which was upheld by the High Court and the apex court.