Rs.10 mn for families of
security men killed in Mumbai: Modi
Nov 28 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived
here Friday, announced a compensation of Rs.10 million for
the families of the security personnel who lost their lives
fighting terrorists who attacked India's financial capital.
had come here to pay his last respects to the deceased security
have come here to pay my respects to the brave and patriotic
police officers and security men who laid down their lives
fighting the terrorists. My government will provide compensation
of Rs.10 million for all their families," Modi told mediapersons.
he wanted to meet the family of Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS)
chief Hemant Karkare, who was also killed in the operations
Wednesday night, Modi said he could not meet them since they
were in Pune.
'encounter' specialist Vijay Salaskar and Additional Commissioner
of Police Ashok Kamte were amongst the 125 people killed when
terrorists attacked 10 places in the city Wednesday night.
police personnel have been killed in the attacks, in which
327 people have been injured.
that Pakistan may be behind the terror attack, Modi said:
"This is for the first time that Pakistan had used the
sea route (to infiltrate the city)".
country had a lot of expectation from Prime Minister Manmohan
Singh's speech Thursday in such a time of crisis. However,
the speech did not have much to offer," he added.