New Delhi: The Lok Sabha Monday mourned the
death of thousands of people in the devastating earthquake and the subsequent Tsunami that struck Japan on Friday last.
"The House expresses its heartfelt condolences to the
people of Japan for the tragic loss of life and largescale
damage to property wreaked by this catastrophe," Speaker Meira
The members then observed silence for a while as mark of
respect to the memory of the departed.
A massive earthquake struck off Japan`s north-eastern
coast on March 11 triggering a devastating Tsunami in the
region that swept away everything in its path, including
houses, ships and cars and in the process killing thousands of