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Parliament Resolution on the terrorist attacks in Mumbai

New Delhi
December 12, 2008

THIS HOUSE expresses its unequivocal condemnation of the heinous terrorist attacks in Mumbai by terrorist elements from Pakistan, destroying hundreds of innocent lives and seeking to destroy the values that India stands for; 

Notes that this outrage follows acts of terror committed since the beginning of this year in various places across India and on the Indian Embassy in Kabul; 

Notes with deep concern the fact that Lashkar-e-Toiba, a terrorist organization that is listed in the UN Security Council Resolution 1267 and is banned in Pakistan, has continued to operate and launch terrorist attacks against India; 

Notes the Government's firm intention to review circumstances leading upto the attacks on Mumbai and to take further measures as may be necessary to safeguard national security; 

ON BEHALF OF THE PEOPLE OF INDIA, FIRMLY RESOLVES THAT 

• India shall not cease her efforts until the terrorists and those who have trained, funded and abetted them are exposed and brought to justice; 

• India shall firmly counter all evil designs against its unity, sovereignty and territorial integrity; 

• India will remain resolute and will be victorious in its fight against the barbaric menace of terrorism; and

• That the ideal of a secular and democratic India shall prevail.