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Indian Coast Guard To Become 200-Vessel Strong Force

BP World Bureau | Nov 26 2020 11:30:54 AM
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MUMBAI: The coastline of India is all set to become a 200-vessel strong force.

Mumbai’s security apparatus saw the Indian Coast Guard standing out as one of the key maritime security agencies, 12 years after the brutal terror attack which took place on November 11th. 

Centre approved a Rs 31,748-crore, five-year programme to add to the Coast Guard’s resources in 2017. 

During the 12th year anniversary of 26/11, Amit Shah, Piyush Goyal, Randeep Singh Surjewala, and others paid tribute to the brave people who fought the terrorists. 

Over 160 people were killed by 10 armed and one of the targets included the popular Taj hotel, Trident hotel, and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) in Mumbai. The attack in Mumbai lasted for four days.

People who died fighting include Hemant Karkare, Ashok Kamte, Vijay Saleskar and Tukaram Omble.