PM Modi pays tributes to Nehru, Ambedkar

Wednesday 18th August 2021 06:12 EDT

PM Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to freedom fighters and revolutionaries like Jawaharlal Nehru, BR Ambedkar, Queen Chennamma and others for their efforts towards independence and nation-building.

“...whether it is Mahatma Gandhi who transformed the freedom struggle into a mass movement or Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose who sacrificed everything for freedom of the country or brave revolutionaries such as Bhagat Singh, Chandra Shekhar Azad, Ashfaqulla Khan and Bismil (Ram Prasad Bismil), India remembers all of them,” Modi said in his Independence Day address.

“Be it Nehru ji, the first PM of India, or Sardar Patel, who united the nation, or Babasaheb Ambedkar who showed India the way to the future, the country is indebted to all of them,” he added. He also emphasised the role of women revolutionaries and expressed the country’s gratitude for their contribution.

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