Reactions: Afzal Guru hanged for 2001 parliament attack

Sat Feb 9, 2013 12:20pm IST

Heavily-armed soldiers patrol near the Indian parliament in New Delhi December 13, 2001. REUTERS/Kamal Kishore/Files

Heavily-armed soldiers patrol near the Indian parliament in New Delhi December 13, 2001.

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India has executed Afzal Guru who was sentenced to death 10 years ago for an attack on parliament in 2001. Here are some reactions from Twitter:

NARENDRA MODI, Gujarat chief minister - "Der aaye, durust aaye" #Afzal Guru (Better late than never)

KIRAN BEDI, former top woman police officer - Afzal Guru hanged. Law finally turned FULL circle

MADHU KISHWAR, women's rights campaigner - Since Afzal Guru not directly linked to terror attack, his death sentence shud have been commuted to life term. My condolence to his family

SUBRAMANIAN SWAMY, politician - I informed MMS that I will move the Supreme Court a Criminal Cpntempt Case against him if Afzal Guru is not hanged by Feb 15

CHETAN BHAGAT, author - Good that law being given respect in the hanging of Afsal Guru. Not punishing criminals to preserve religion votebanks makes the nation weak

SUHEL SETH, media personality - So Afzal Guru hanged at 6.25am. Good. This Government has shown more courage than it's given credit for! And thank GoD, Pranab is decisive!

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(Reporting by India Online team)

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