Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday arrived in Parliament House to pay homage to security personnel who lost their lives during 2001 Parliament attack.Members of Parliament and leaders from different political parties also paid floral tributes to those who died in the attack. The tributes were paid at the plaque in Parliament House in the morning.
On December 13, 2001, the Parliament was attacked by terrorists. Two persons from the Parliament Security Service of the Rajya Sabha, five Delhi Police Personnel and a woman constable of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) laid down their lives while preventing the entry of terrorists inside the Parliament House Building. A gardener of CPWD also lost his life in the attack(THE INDIAN EXPRESS,2016).