1. Stories of Strength: 26/11 Mumbai terror attack has helped people become a cohesive unit: CM Fadnavis

Stories of Strength: 26/11 Mumbai terror attack has helped people become a cohesive unit: CM Fadnavis

Eight years after Mumbai terror attack in which at least 166 people were killed and more than 300 were injured, The Indian Express in association with Facebook showcased a video exhibition titled 26/11: Stories of Strength, at Kala Ghoda in south Mumbai on Saturday.

By: | Mumbai | Updated: November 26, 2016 11:05 AM
 The event was inaugurated by Maharashta Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. (Express Photo by Pradip Das)
The event was inaugurated by Maharashta Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. (Express Photo by Pradip Das)

Eight years after 26/11 Mumbai terror attack in which at least 166 people were killed and more than 300 were injured, The Indian Express in association with Facebook showcased a video exhibition titled 26/11: Stories of Strength, at Kala Ghoda in south Mumbai today. The event was inaugurated by Maharashta Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

Important highlights:

* The video exhibition featured 26 of those who were affected by the attack, and their stories of change.

* The event was inaugurated by Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis.

* The inauguration was followed by an interaction with Fadnavis.

*The panel discussion featured survivors of the attack — Kia Scherr and Sourav Mishra — as also Joint Commissioner of Mumbai Police (Law and Order), Deven Bharti, managing director of daCunha Communications and columnist Rahul daCunha, Tony Sgro, founder and chief executive of EDVentures Partners, and Praveen Swami, National Affairs Editor, The Indian Express.

* The panel discussed stories of the victims of the Mumbai terror attack and their kin, after which the video exhibition will be open to the public.

*There are more than 600 landing points that are unmanned. State Government using thermal cameras to man coastal security, says CM Fadnavis in conversation with ‘The Indian Express’ Strategic Affairs Editor Praveen Swamy .

*CM said that putting funds was not a big problem as can hire thousands of people can be hired in this regards, but the threat perception is changing.

* You can also visit Visit ie2611.com to read the stories of strength that continue to inspire the country .

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