Last Updated on 26 November 2021, 12: 47 PM IST: In remembrance of the deadly 26/11 Mumbai Terror Attack, nation asserted to remain resolute in the fight against terrorism. Many Indian citizens and leaders spoke boldly against Pakistan sponsored terror. The precious human birth is to escape from the vicious cycle of birth and death alone.
26/11 Mumbai Terror Attack: Highlights
- November 26 marks the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in Mumbai
- The nation remembers the 2008 heinous terror attacks in Mumbai
- The world stand with India, stays resolute in the battle against terrorism
- Congress’ Member of Parliament Manish Tewari’s announcement of his upcoming book created a controversy
- BJP spokesperson Gaurav Bhatia said that UPA government was “useless” as it didn’t take any action against the terrorists
Mumbai Terror Attack: How Terrorists Reached Mumbai?
After traveling aboard a Pakistani-flagged cargo ship, the terrorists hijacked an Indian fishing boat killing its crew; then, once they were near the Mumbai coast, they used inflatable dinghies to reach Badhwar Park and the Sassoon Docks, near the city’s Gateway of India monument. After reaching the land they splited into small teams and started killing.
What Happened on 26/11 in Mumbai?
On November 26 in the year 2008, ten Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists conducted 12 organized shooting and bombing strikes, continuing for four days throughout Mumbai. In total,166 persons were killed in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. And, around 300 people were injured in the attacks. Among the victims there were few foreign nationals, including six Americans, six Jews at the Chabad, and nine terrorists. One captured terrorist Kasab was executed after a long judicial case. The incidents took place at the Oberoi hotel, the Taj Hotel, the Leopold Cafe, the Nariman (Chabad) House, and the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus train station.
Manish Tewari Triggered Controversy Over UPA Inaction After 26/11 Attacks
Congress’ Member of Parliament Manish Tewari’s upcoming book created uproar in political circles when its excerpts claimed the weaker action by the then UPA government. It shows that he was in favour of a stricter action to the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks or 26/11 attacks. Interestingly at the time of the Mumbai terror attacks, Manish Tewari was an official spokesperson of the Congress Party, and later in UPA 2, he took office of the information and broadcasting minister.
BJP Targetted Congress Over Inaction After 26/11 Terror Act
BJP spokesperson Gaurav Bhatia said in a Press Conference that UPA government was “useless” as it didn’t take any action against the terrorists.
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On Tuesday BJP spokesperson cited reported excerpts of senior Congress leader Manish Tewari’s new book and blamed the grand old party-led UPA government to push the national security in dark without taking strong action after the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack.
Infighting Is Not the Purpose of Precious Human Birth
It is grave ignorance to fight on any issue in the world. Everything is imperishable. Human birth will be fruitful if a person performs the True Devotion of the Absolute Supreme God Kabir Saheb and ensures its place in the Eternal Abode.
It is possible by taking the Naam Initiation from an enlightened Saint Rampal Ji Maharaj. Therefore, all human beings should learn the Eternal Knowledge by reading the Sacred Book “Way of Living“ and listen to Saint Rampal Ji Maharaj’s Sermons on Satlok Ashram YouTube Channel.