By Santanu Ghosh and Biswadip Nandy Balurghat, 26 November :Marking the 14th anniversary of the Mumbai terrorist attacks, a group of people from different sections including journalists of Balurghat staged a silent demonstration in front of the Dakshin Dinajpur Journalists’ Club in the evening and called on the world powers to bring to justice the perpetrators of the Mumbai attacks. Lighting candles in the memory of the killed ones in the Mumbai attack the crowd called for
terrorists involved in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks to be brought to book.
“26/11 is a grim reminder to us to make a choice. Will the world powers take action against the terrorists and their sponsors to restore the confidence of people in its moral foundations? Or will it continue to play a cynical game of brushing under the carpet an existential threat to our future generations,” said Anup Sanyal, secretary of the club.
However, the architects of the Mumbai attack like Hafiz Saeed, Maulana Zakiur Rehman lakvi are still at large.
Upholding the Brave hearts Jisnu Niogy, a playwright in Balurghat said, “, we cannot measure their dedication and sacrifice in words. We remember those brave hearts with a heavy heart “.
Veteran journalists like Vaskar Chatterjee, Sankar Das and playwright Kamal Das were amongst the dignified personalities present there.
Demonstrators were seen holding placards and banner chanting slogans that read, ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jay,Wounds may heal but the scars never fade.”