Rani Avanti Bai was a heroic woman- CM Mr. Chouhan

Efforts to install statue in Delhi- Union Minister Ms. Bharti

CM and Ms. Bharti pay floral tributes on martyrs’ day

lead22.3.17Bhopal, March 22, 2017 (Muslim Saleem):  Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Union Water Resources and River Development Minister Ms.  Uma Bharti paid floral tributes and offered prayers at the statue of Veerangana Avanti Bai on Martyrs Day today at Mata Mandir Chouraha. Chief Minister Mr. Chouhan said that Rani Avanti Bai was a great and valourous woman. She shed her last ounce of blood for the country’s freedom and sacrificed her life for the sake of the country. It is our responsibility to honour our martyrs. He said that prayers must be offered to the brave otherwise bravery will become unproductive. He said that the state government has done several works to immortalise memoirs of the brave and to express one’s respect towards them. In future whatever work is considered necessary will be done.Government is always ready to work for the people. It is the duty of the government to fulfil the expectations of the people. Union Minister Ms. Uma Bharti said that she was making efforts to get Rani Avanti Bai’s statue established in the country’s capital. She said that Rani Avanti Bai had defeated Britishers in the war. She ruled as an independent ruler for one year. Britishers could succeed against her only due to betrayal.

Chief Minister Mr. Chouhan honoured Union Minister Ms. Uma Bharti and flagged off the rally from Mata Mandir Chouraha to Dussehra Maidan. Among those present on the occasion were Minister of State (independent charge) for Cooperatives Mr. Vishwas Sarang, MLA Mr. Pratap Singh Lodhi, Former Chairman of Mineral Development Corporation Mr. Koksingh Narwariya and former MLA Mr. Bhaiyya Saheb Lodhi besides people’s representatives and people in a large number.

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