26/11 terror attack: Everything You should Known about The Real Hero of 26/11 terror Hemant Karkare (Biography)
Hemant Karkare was one of the real hero of India who was posted as a chief of the Mumbai Anti- terrorist squad (ATS) at the time of Mumbai terror attack. As this incident was took place on 26 November 2008 that’s why its marked as 26/11 attack. Hemant karkare was killed in an action between police and terrorists in Mumbai attack(26/11). In 2009, he was awarded by Ashoka Chakra after his death.
Hemant Karkare was also credited in solving case of Mumbai blast in Thane, Vashi and Panvel. Karkare investigated the Malegaon blasts 2008.
26/11 attacks hero Hemant Karkare biography: Education and career
Hemant Karkare did his graduation in Mechanical Engineering from Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur in 1975. After the completion of graduation he worked for the National Productivity Council of the Government of India and then India’s largest FMCG company Hindustan Lever Limited (now called Hindustan Unilever Ltd.).
In 1982, He joined the Indian Police Service (IPS). Before becoming ATS Chief he was Joint Commissioner of Police (Administration) of Mumbai Police. He has served RAW (Research and Analysis Wing) for 7 years seven years in Austria. According to former senior Mumbai Police officer Y.C. Pawar, Mr. Karkare was regarded as very influential officer in police circles.
Hemant karkare controversies:
On 8 september 2006, a chain of bomb blasts occurred in malegaon, maharashtra. The police arrested suspects who had been muslims for those blasts, despite the truth that the sufferers have been all muslims. on 29 september 2008, three bombs exploded in modasa, gujarat and malegaon, maharashtra killing 8 humans, and injuring 80. Several unexploded bombs were discovered in ahmedabad, gujarat.
Hemant karkare, because the leader of the state anti-terror squad, led the research into the 2008 malegaon blasts. in late october 2008, the ats arrested 11 suspects, all hindu, inclusive of a former abvp student leader sadhvi pragya singh thakur, Swami Amritananda alias Dayanand pandey, a retired principal Ramesh upadhyay and a serving army officer lt. Col. Prasad Shrikant purohit.
Most of the accused belonged to a hindutva organization referred to as Abhinav bharat with previous hyperlinks to sangh parivar businesses. Karkare’s ats identified, for the first time, hindutva corporations as being chargeable for terrorism in india, and political commentators started to name it hindutva terror or saffron terror. At that time many Hindutva party alleged that the arrests were made under the pressure of the incumbent radical government.
Hemant karkare Death reason
Karkare was killed in Mumbai 26/11 Blast. Hemant karkare along with two senior police officers Ashok Kamte and Vijay Salaskar, were killed outside the Cama Hospital after the LeT terrorists Kasab and his partner Ismail opened fire on their police van.