India remembers security personnel martyred in Parliament attack

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Indians have remembered and paid heartfelt tributes to the brave security personnel martyred in the Parliament attack in 2001. .

The Asian economic powerhouse’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi lead top officials at the event held in New Delhi on Wednesday morning.

“Today, we remember and pay heartfelt tributes to the brave security personnel martyred in the Parliament attack in 2001. Their courage and sacrifice in the face of danger will forever be etched in our nation’s memory,” Premier Modi posted on X (formerly Twitter).

PARLIAMENT ATTACK DAY

India remembers the victims of the Parliament attack on December 13 each year.

The attack took place on December 13, 2001, when five terrorists stormed the Parliament complex in New Delhi, resulting in the deaths of several security personnel and the attackers themselves.

India’s Prime Minister Modi

The day is observed as “Parliament Attack Day” or “Shaheed Diwas” (Martyrs’ Day) to honor and remember those who lost their lives in the tragic incident.

On this day, various events, ceremonies, and tributes are organized across the country to pay homage to the victims and to reaffirm the commitment to safeguarding the democratic institutions of the nation.

Political leaders, security personnel, and citizens come together to remember the sacrifice made by those who lost their lives while defending the Parliament of India.

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