Pays tribute of martyr Chandra Shekhar Azad
Launches Yaad Karo Kurbani to celebrate 70 years of India’s independence
Bhopal, August 10, 2016 (Muslim Saleem): The Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi exhorted the people to rebuild the nation as envisioned by revolutionaries. Launching the programmeYaad Karo Kurbani from Bhabra in Aalirajpur district – the birth place of Martyr Chandra Shekhar Azad today, he said that India is celebrating 75th year of Quit India Movement and 70 years of India’s independence. This is an occasion to remember of martyrdom of revolutionaries, who made supreme sacrifice for the motherland. Mr. Modi visited the birth place of Azad and paid tribute to him before addressing a huge public gathering. Mr. Modi said that India’s freedom is attributed to supreme sacrifice of patriots. He said that every citizen should take a pledge to realise the vision of revolutionaries. Paying tribute to the great martyr Chandra Shekhar Azad he also remembered Tantya Bheel, Bheema Nayak. He said that it is a great honour to visit the birth place of Azad at Bhabhra which is like a pilgrimage. This place inspires to work more dedicatedly for the nation. The Prime Minister said the citizens of free India have got a chance to live for the country and its progress. Citing example of how India is transforming, Mr. Modi said that even after 70 years of Independence more than 18 thousand villages could not see electricity.
Within a year, more than 50 percent of them are having electricity. He said that though much has been done in last 70 years but expected progress could not be made. He said that every citizen should resolve to work for the country. At least ensures that all children receive education. Referring to situation in Kashmir, he said that Humanity, the Spirit of Kashmir and Democracy are the three fundamentals. Today Kashmir is enjoying freedom due to the sacrifice of great patriots who made a supreme sacrifice. Kashmir needs to touch the pinnacle of development. The youth need to have jobs.
Kashmir will have all the cooperation for development. Mr. Modi appreciated the Jammu and Kashmir Government for smooth conduct of Amarnath pilgrimage saying that Kashmir needs peace, unity and harmony. He exhorted people to make Kashmir heaven on earth saying strongly that Humanity, the Spirit of Kashmir and Democracy would never allowed to be stained and path of democracy would always be pursued. The Prime Minister asked those resorting to weapons instead of books, laptops what have been the gains after sacrifice of the innocent lives. He said that there are some whom development is not tolerable. They prefer the paths leading to destruction. He appreciated the political parties for expressing solidarity on the issue of Kashmir saying that the unique oneness is the real strength of India. He said that this is the right time for India to touch new horizons.