Former Lok Sabha MP from Assam’s Silchar, Sushmita Dev on Tuesday paid tributes to the victims of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks on its 11th anniversary.
Referring to the line ‘They who have gone to their heavenly without caring for lives, O Pen, write about their praises today’ from the popular Hindi poem Kalam Unki Jay Bol penned by eminent Hindi poet Ramdhari Singh Dinkar, Dev paid tributes to the victims of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.
Dev tweeted, “They who have gone to their heavenly without caring for lives, O Pen, write about their praises today. Salutations to the immortal martyrs of 26/11.”
The All India Mahila Congress president also stated that the sacrifice of the ‘martyrs’ of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks should not be tarnished through bad words.
“There is only a humble request that we should tarnish the sacrifice of these martyrs with bad words and should remember them for their noble deeds they have done for the country.”
Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma stated that 26/11 reminds everyone of ‘the scourge of terrorism’ and strengthens their resolve to remain united in face of adversities.
He also stated that India will strongly take action against all activities of terrorism.
Sarma tweeted, “26/11 reminds us of the scourge of terrorism and strengthens our resolve to remain united to ward off evil designs of perpetrators of violence. India has made known its intent of zero tolerance on terrorism and we shall deal with it with brutal force. Let’s remain vigilant.”
It may be mentioned that the terrible attacks took place when ten Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists who came to Mumbai via sea route from Pakistan and carried out a series of coordinated shooting and bombing attacks across Mumbai on November 26, 2008.
At least 174 people died and 300 were wounded during the terror attacks that took place eleven years ago.