Press Esc to close
Sunday 11 December 2016
News updated at 2:10 AM IST
Weather
Max: 30.3°C
Min : 16.2°C
In Bengaluru
clear sky

Fire works, road shows in Bangalore

Bangalore, Nov 21, 2012, DHNS:
Bursting of crackers, distribution of sweets and road shows marked the day for Bangaloreans, following the execution of Ajmal Kasab on Wednesday.

Individuals, residents’ welfare organisations and student outfits were out on the streets, as the news of Kasab’s execution emerged.

Members of Akhila Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishat (ABVP) gathered at the Mysore Bank Circle around 10.30 am and distributed sweets to passersby.

“We welcome the action taken by the Central government. Though it has come after a long delay, we are happy that it happened finally.

“We demand that the government act speedily to hang Mohammad Afzal Guru, the terrorist convicted of the December 2001 attack on Parliament,” said Raghu Poojar, secretary of the Bangalore City unit of the ABVP.

Babu Kumar M, a social worker from Indiranagar, mobilised a crowd of 500 residents and took out a bike rally.

“We went through Indiranagar 80 feet road, Lakshmipura and Murphy Town, raising slogans to hail the Central government’s decision to hang Kasab. Many passersby and shopowners along the route expressed happiness over justice prevailing at last,” he said.

Dhruva R, a resident of Koramangala, said even though it was true that nobody could bring real justice to the families of the 166 people killed in the 26/11 attack in Mumbai, Kasab’s execution has sent a strong message to those who believe in such acts.

“At least, they have come to know by now that not everybody can get away easily, after committing such heinous crimes,” he said.

JD(S) leader M C Nanaiah said the Central government, hereafter, should ensure speedy investigations and trials against criminals like Kasab.

“It’s unfortunate that many mercy pleas of criminals awarded death sentence are pending before the President. Such delay in punishing criminals will give scope for more criminal activities. Laws should be amended suitably in this regard,” he said.

 

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Indian sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar performs at the live concert...

Indian sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar performs at the live concert...

I-T department seized Rs 5.7 cr cash in new notes, 32kg bullion and jewelery and Rs 90 lakh...

I-T department seized Rs 5.7 cr cash in new notes, 32kg bullion and jewelery and Rs 90 lakh...

International Animal Rights Day and Human Rights Day in Bengaluru...

International Animal Rights Day and Human Rights Day in Bengaluru...

Laborers remove weeds from Dal Lake on a cold and foggy day in Srinagar...

Laborers remove weeds from Dal Lake on a cold and foggy day in Srinagar...

President Pranab Mukherjee with Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama during the inaugural...

President Pranab Mukherjee with Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama during the inaugural...

A view of the illuminated Ajmer Sharif Dargah decorated for the upcoming Jashne Eid E Milad...

A view of the illuminated Ajmer Sharif Dargah decorated for the upcoming Jashne Eid E Milad...

Former Indian football captain Baichung Bhutia in Lamborghini four wheeler during Air Strip...

Former Indian football captain Baichung Bhutia in Lamborghini four wheeler during Air Strip...

A sand sculpture created by renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik with message 'Good Luck...

A sand sculpture created by renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik with message 'Good Luck...

Bollywood Actor Shah Rukh Khan with director-producer Abbas-Mustan during the Muhurat for...

Bollywood Actor Shah Rukh Khan with director-producer Abbas-Mustan during the Muhurat for...

Migratory Siberian seagulls birds flying over the Ganges in Allahabad on Saturday...

Migratory Siberian seagulls birds flying over the Ganges in Allahabad on Saturday...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523