New Delhi: Parliamentarians Friday paid homage to the martyrs of the brazen terror attack on the Parliament House on Dec 13, 12 years ago.
Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar and Congress president Sonia Gandhi paid their tributes.
Leaders of Opposition in the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley, and several other leaders joined them and offered floral tributes to the martyrs at a solemn ceremony.
Bharatiya Janata party's leader Sushma Swaraj wrote on her twitter handle: "13 December - My respects to the martyrs who laid down their lives defending the parliament this day."
On Feb 9 this year, parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was hanged in Delhi's Tihar Jail.