Prime Minister Narendra Modi today denounced the attack in Paris, terming it as "condemnable and despicable" act, and said India's solidarity is with the people of France.
"Condemnable & despicable attack in Paris," Modi tweeted as gunmen opened fire in the offices of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in Paris.
"Our solidarity (is) with people of France. My thoughts are with families of those who lost their lives," the Prime Minister added.
Condemnable & despicable attack in Paris. Our solidarity with people of France. My thoughts are with families of those who lost their lives.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 7, 2015
Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley condemned the attack saying its a "wake up call" for the world to unite against terrorism.
"Paris shooting incident is an ugly attack on humanity. Its a wake up call for international community to unite against terrorism," tweeted Jaitley, who is also Finance Minister.