New Delhi, Dec 13: This day will be remembered always and it was exactly 17 years back, when terrorists struck at the Indian Parliament.
New Delhi, Nov 21: The Jaish-e-Mohammad, without a doubt the most dangerous outfit, where India is concerned. Headed by Maulana Masood Azhar and run by his brother, Maulana Abdul Rauf Asghar, the outfit is capable of striking big.
New Delhi, July 19: In a bid to attack Parliament, two Khalistan terrorists have entered the country, the Intelligence Bureau has warned. IB officials tell OneIndia that the duo, Lakhwinder and Parmider, who are Khalistan terrorists are planning a major attack on Parliament.
It has been 16 years since the heart of democracy, the Indian Parliament was hit. It was a dastardly act and it was for the first time that a Fidayeen attack was witnessed in the country. Fidayeen attacks prior to the December 13 2001 Parliament attack were witnessed only in Kashmir.
The country today observes another anniversary of the December 13, 2001, Parliament attack. The temple of democracy, the Indian Parliament had been hit by gun trotting terrorists. The dark reality is that the mastermind of this attack, the chief of the Jaish-e-Mohammad continues to walk around in Pakistan. In fact, he has gone on to mastermind many more such dastardly attacks on Indian soil the latest major one being the Pathankot strike.
On December 13, 2001, terrorists of the Jaish-e-Mohammad attacked the Indian Parliament. 17 years have gone by and India has witnessed several more attacks as Pakistan continues to protect its so-called freedom fighters.
It has been 15 years since the temple of democracy, the Parliament of India was attacked by the Jaish-e-Mohammad. As the country observes yet another anniversary on Tuesday, the fact remains that that the man who masterminded the attack continues to walk scot-free in Pakistan.
Following the Khandahar hijack on December 24, 1999, the Jaish-e-Mohammad was formed under Maulana Masood Azhar. The hijack was staged to have Azhar released, and once that was done, the then President of Pakistan General Pervez Musharaff assured that he would be brought to justice. However Azhar went on to form the JeM, and plotted an attack on Parliament.
Jagdish Prasad Yadav, Matbar Singh Negi, (Security Assistants of Rajya Sabha Secretariat), Kamlesh Kumari (Constable, CRPF), Nanak Chand and Rampal (Assistant Sub-Inspectors, Delhi Police),Om Prakash, Bijender Singh and Ghanshyam (Head Constables, Delhi Police) and Deshraj (Gardener, CPWD).
Do these names ring a bell? Unlikely since the names that are remembered today are Afzal Guru, Umer Khalid, Kanaihya Kumar, Anirban Bhattacharya etc.