Eleven years since the heart-wrenching episode, Sahara India Pariwar commemorates the national heroes who braved the adversity
The nation was taken by storm when the news of blasts and ruthless firing across Mumbai was telecasted by various leading TV channels on the fateful night of 26 November, 2008. Eleven years later, the tragedy is still fresh in the public memory.
While the loss of lives is something that can’t be compensated in any way, picking up the pieces and moving forward is the necessity of life. That’s what Sahara India Pariwar understood and acknowledged, when it organized a special ceremony to honour the families of the martyrs of 26/11 attacks.
Driven by its founder and chief managing worker Subrata Roy Sahara’s vision and mission of considering all Indians to be family, Sahara India Pariwar felicitated the families of the martyrs by paying tribute to the national heroes who attained immortality through their supreme sacrifice of life in upholding our esteem and strengthening the edifice of our indivisible national unity.
On this occasion, Saharasri Subrata Roy Sahara had said, “We are indebted to the brave sons of our beloved motherland who have laid their life for the nation and its people. The sacrifices of the families of the martyrs are also no less, who have faced the trauma, pain and difficulty, which ascended on them.”
He added, “We have to remember that these gems of our nation were cast in these homes and among these families only. It is our responsibility to take full care and give highest respect to the families whose bright sons placed their love for the nation and its billions of people, above their own affections, hopes, aspirations and even life.”
On behalf of the entire Sahara India Pariwar, Saharasri extended his gratitude to the martyrs and their families, and re-emphasized the company’s commitment towards them. He also expressed that he felt honoured and privileged to host the families of martyrs and doing anything for them.
Prior to aiding the families of 26/11 attack martyrs, Subrata Roy Sahara had also extended a helping hand to the families afflicted by Dantewada Massacre. Saharasri was also praised by the then Prime Minister, Sri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, for his contribution towards the families of Kargil martyrs.
“Not forgotten, Never forgiven.”