Maharashtra CM, his deputy to pay homage to 26/11 martyrs
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Last Updated: Tuesday, November 23, 2010, 23:20
Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, his deputy Ajit Pawar and Home Minister R R Patil will pay homage to the policemen and other victims killed during the 26/11 terror attacks on the second anniversary of the assault on Friday.

They will lay wreaths at martyrs' memorial at Police Gymkhana in Marine Lines along with senior police officials and other dignitaries, Joint Police Commissioner Rajnish Seth said today.

Subsequently, personnel from Force One, a specialised unit raised after 26/11, Quick Response Teams and local police will take part in a parade. Advanced weapons and vehicles procured after the November 2008 attacks will be displayed during the parade.

A nearly one-and-a-half km long banner depicting the 'spirit of Mumbai' will be displayed by hundreds of people starting from Oberoi Hotel, one of the places attacked by the terrorists.

There will be a lecture by Air Commodore (retd) Jasjit Singh on the terror attacks and their national, regional and global impact.

In the evening, a multi-religion discourse will be organised at Gateway of India.


First Published: Tuesday, November 23, 2010, 23:20

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