Ten years after the Parliament attack, leaders from different parties paid tribute to the bravehearts who died.
It's been ten years since the audacious attack on India's Parliament. At a memorial service held at the Parliament on Tuesday morning, MPs across party lines paid tribute to those who died in the attack.
Vice President Hamid Ansari led members of both Houses of Parliament in paying tribute to the martyrs on the 10th anniversary of the Parliament attack.
Six security men, four Delhi Police personnel and one each from the CRPF and Parliament watch-and-ward staff were killed in the attack.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pays tribute to the bravehearts who lost their lives while securing the Parliament from heavily-armed terrorists ten years ago.
UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi at the ceremony held in the premises of the Parliament.
Sushma Swaraj tweets: "The whole incident is fresh in my memory as I was inside the Parliament that day. My husband was also a Member of Parliament then."
Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar pays homage to the martyrs who died during the terror attack on Parliament in 2001.
A blood donation camp was organised by the Red Cross Society to mark 10 years of the Parliament attack.
On December 13, 2001, five heavily armed gunmen stormed the Parliament complex and opened indiscriminate fire, killing nine people.
All five terrorists were shot dead.
A year later, four accused, including Afzal Guru, who were arrested for the attack on Parliament, were found guilty after a trial.
Guru, who is said to be a Jaish-e-Mohammed militant, was the only accused to be awarded the death penalty. His mercy petition is pending with the President.
13th December is remembered for the attack on India's symbol of democracy - Parliament.