Vice Prez, PM lead nation in paying tributes to martyrs of attack on Parliament

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New Delhi, December 13
Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today led the nation in paying tributes to martyrs of the 2001 Parliament attack.
The Vice-President and the Prime Minister, along with the Members of Parliament and leaders from different political parties, paid homage to the
soldiers and security personnel, who sacrificed their lives while defending Parliament from the terror attack.
Dr Ansari, Modi, former Prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Rajya Sabha Deputy Speaker P J Kurien, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley paid their rich tribute to the bravehearts at the plaque installed in
Parliament.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi and senior party leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Anand Sharma aslo paid tributes.
Two people from the Parliament Security
Service of the Rajya Sabha, five Delhi Police Personnel and a woman constable of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were among the 14 people, who laid down their lives while preventing terrorists from entering the Parliament House Building.
A gardener of CPWD also lost his life in the attack. At least 25 others were injured.

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