GUJARAT: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha Friday called upon the new generation to draw inspiration from the courage and perseverance of our freedom fighters, who sacrificed their lives to protect the motherland, and contribute towards nation-building.
The Lt Governor observed that though 91 years have passed the energy of great people who took part in the Independence struggle, their consciousness, formulas for building a new India, morality, qualities, godliness are still paving our way for Aatma Nirbhar Bharat.
He was speaking after attending the “Azaadi ka Amrut Mahotsav” celebrations and after he joined Dandi March at Surya Mandir, Borsad, Gujarat.
During his visit, the Lt Governor paid tributes to the Father of Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. “I bow down to this pious land and thank all my colleagues who are participating in this mass festival”, the Lt Governor remarked.
The Lt Governor also paid floral tributes to the Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at his birthplace, Karamsad.
He also mentioned about the telegrams wrote by the British officials after the arrest of Sardar Patel and how the undeterred resolve of Mahatma Gandhi and our freedom fighters shook the very foundations of the British rule in India.
The Lt Governor further called for putting collective efforts in the same direction so that when the new generation celebrates the 100th Independence Day of the country in 2047, we have a tremendous treasure to spread our culture and rich traditions that has been raised on the occasion of 75 years of Independence.
“We have to work on new ideas for a self-reliant India and to bring glory to India. Let us all work on fulfilling our obligations for the future of golden India of 2047,” concluded the Lt Governor.
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