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IN PICS: India reacts to Kasab's hanging

Last updated on: November 21, 2012 16:50 IST


The execution of Mohammad Ajmal Amir Kasab in the wee hours on Wednesday has been welcomed by people from all over India. After nearly a four-year-long legal battle, , the Supreme Court had confirmed the death penalty awarded to the Lashkar-e-Tayiba operative by the trial court and later upheld by the Bombay high court.

Clearly, Indians feel that justice has finally been done.

Supporters of the hardline Hindu group Bajrang Dal distribute sweets as they celebrate after Kasab's execution, in Allahabad.

Photograph: Jitendra Prakash/Reuters

IN PICS: India reacts to Kasab's hanging


Supporters of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena hang an effigy of Mohammad Ajmal Kasab outside Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus train station, which was one of the targets of the 26/11 attacks, in Mumbai.

Photograph: Vivek Prakash/Reuters

IN PICS: India reacts to Kasab's hanging


People hold pictures of Mohammad Kasab with a noose and flutter India's national flag during the celebrations in Agartala, in  Tripura.

Photograph: Jayanta Dey/Reuters

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IN PICS: India reacts to Kasab's hanging


Supporters of Bajrang Dal, dance while wearing pictures of Kasab, amid smoke caused by fire crackers during the celebrations in New Delhi.

Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters

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IN PICS: India reacts to Kasab's hanging


People celebrate after Kasab's hanging in Ahmedabad. The placard reads, 'End of Terror, End of Kasab'.

Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters

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IN PICS: India reacts to Kasab's hanging


People hold pictures of Kasab and India's national flag as they burn fire crackers during celebrations in Agartala in Tripura.

Photograph: Jayanta Dey/Reuters

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IN PICS: India reacts to Kasab's hanging


(Left to right) Central railway announcer Vishnu Zende, whose presence of mind saved lives of several lives, Mu7mbai MJirror photographer Sebastian D'souza who clicked Kasab's picture, Devika Rotawan -- the girl who first identified recognised Kasab and former Director General of police P S Pasricha at a public function.

Photograph: Sahil Salvi

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