Sunday, November 29, 2009

MNS hoarding forgets non-Marathi heroes: India News

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    • Does heroism have a Marathi manoos hue for the Maharashtra [ Images ] Navnirman Sena, even if the martyrs lost their lives protecting Mumbai [ Images ]?

      A hoarding an MNS leader posted in Mahim, north-central Mumbai, to mark the first anniversary of the 26/11 terror attacks, omits National Security Guard commandos Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan and Havaldar Gajendra Singh Bisht who lost their lives battling terrorists at the Taj Mahal hotel [ Images ] and Nariman House respectively.

      Both heroes, Bengaluru-based Unnikrishnan and Dehra Dun native Bisht, were honoured with the Ashok Chakra, the country's highest award for valour during peace-time, this Republic Day.

      The MNS hoarding has photographs of all the other security personnel killed during the 26/11 attacks.

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