Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav: Several events held across country to mark the occasion

Azadi Ka Amruth Mahotsav is being organised in three places in Karnataka. Governor Vaju Bhai Vala and Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa offered homage at the memorial erected in remembrance of the freedom fighters who laid down their life in Vidurashwatha in Chikkaballapur district during the freedom struggle. Viduraswatha is known as Jalianwala bagh of Karnataka where in 1938 police opened fire on the unsuspecting crowd that had gathered in an open ground near the Ashwatha tree thereby killing 32 persons and injuring many. To mark the day, cycle jatha, exhibition and processions were organised.

The Governor of Rajasthan , Kalraj Mishra inaugurated the exhibition on ‘Aazadi ka Amrit Mahotasav’ at Jahawar Kala Kendra in Jaipur today. The 5 day long exhibition has been origanised by the Regional Outreach Bureau , Jaipur. After the inauguration of the exhibition , Mr. Mishra said that the story of the freedom struggle is an inspiration to every citizen.

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh  Chouhan inaugurated the state level  Amrit Mahotsav campaign at Shaurya Smarak Bhopal.

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan while inaugurating the state level campaign said that “we will leave no stone unturned to fulfill Prime Minister’s resolve for self reliant India. “. He said that there is need to adopt the ideals for which the freedom fighters sacrificed themselves.

Chief Minister paid floral tributes at the Bharat Mata statue site in the Shaurya Smarak and also inaugurated the photo exhibition of ministry of information and broadcasting media unit  Regional outreach bureau .

Amrit Mahotsav of independence  is being organized at all 52 district headquarters of the state, including the sites associated with the Jana Nayaks and freedom movement including  Alirajpur district ,the birth place of  Chandrashekhar Azad , Orchha, Niwari district associated with Tatya Tope, Jabalpur with Rani Durgavati and many more.

In Tamilnadu, Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav was celebrated with much fervour. Cycle rallies, tree plantation and cultural performances were held.  Tamilnadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit inaugurated the Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav in Chennai. He also inaugurated the photo exhibition of the freedom struggle and dandi march. Speaking at the function, he said that the Dandi march played an important role in the freedom struggle. He recalled that many freedom fighters from Tamilnadu had participated in it.  Ten freedom fighters were honoured by the Governor.

In union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Lt. Gov. Manoj Sinha today paid rich tributes to Brigadier Rajinder Singh Jamwal on the occasion of Azaadi ka Amrit Mahotsav at Rajinder Singh Pura in Samba district of Jammu division. At the outset, LG Sinha paid floral tributes to the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi, First Home Minister of Independent India Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel, great freedom fighter Subhash Chandra Bose and Brigadier Rajinder Singh Jamwal who is known as ‘The Saviour of Kashmir’. On the occasion, LG also flagged off a Bike rally and Amrit Rath from the said venue.

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