December 13, 2023Digital Desk

BJP, Opposition leaders come together to honour the heroes who gave their lives defending Parliament

The anniversary saw a Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP leaders, and opposition figures like Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge coming together for the wreath laying ceremony

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The 2001 Parliament attack involved terrorists from LeT and JeM, resulting in casualties among Delhi Police personnel, Parliament Security Service members, a CRPF Constable, and a gardener.

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Five terrorists breached security at the Parliament complex using a vehicle bearing Home Ministry and Parliament insignias, armed with AK47 rifles, grenade launchers, and pistols.

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Upon entry, the terrorists targeted the car of Indian Ex-VP Krishan Kant and opened fire, prompting engagement from the VP's guards and security personnel who secured the compound by closing the gates

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Indian security agencies and Delhi Police officials reported that the attackers received instructions from Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency.

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This led to heightened tensions between India and Pakistan, culminating in the 2001-2002 India-Pakistan standoff—a critical moment in India's security history..

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