LS, RS resolve to combat terrorism

New Delhi, Nov 23 | Updated: Nov 24 2005, 05:30am hrs
Both Houses of Parliament on Wednesday expressed their firm resolve to combat terrorism and defeat the designs of perpetrators of such crimes against humanity.

Such horrendous acts make us more steadfast in our resolve to fight the menace of terrorism and defeat the designs of perpetrators of such crimes against humanity, Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee, said paying homage to the people who had perished in the October 29 triple blasts in the Capital.

The blasts on the eve of Diwali and Eid were timed to disturb communal harmony, he said.

No words are strong enough to condemn this heinous act, Rajya sabha chairman Bhairon Singh Shekhawat said. The killing of so many innocent persons has shocked the entire nation and peace-loving mankind all over the world. Such mindless and barbaric acts of terrorism require to be dealt with firmly and unitedly he said.

-PTI