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Bhagat Singh remembered at Silchar

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  25 March 2015 12:00 AM GMT

From Our Correspondent

Silchar, March 24: All India Democratic Students’ Organisation, All India Democratic Youth Organisation and Komsomal observed the death anniversary of legendary revolutiory Shahid–e–Azam Bhagat Singh here yesterday.

In the morning, people from all walks of life offered floral homage at the temporary martyrs’ column which was set up near the permanent statue of Khudiram Bose, located at Club road and later the comrades of Komsomal presented a guard of honour to the revolutiories.

A discussion on the ‘ideology of Bhagat Singh in present context’ was also held in which the speakers highlighted his contribution for the freedom movement and his ideologies. The speakers threw light on the life and ideology of Bhagat Singh and said that he was a true soldier of freedom who refused to bow his head before the mighty British Empire.

Shamdeo Kurmi, a member of SUCI (C ), called upon the students and youths to emulate Bhagat Singh and advised them to stand against all sorts of apathy and discrimition. He pointed out that the principles of Bhagat Singh were still relevant in today’s time. Among others who spoke on the occasion included Subrata Chandra th, Ajoy Roy, the leaders of different organizations. The discussion was followed by cultural extravaganza in which different artistes presented patriotic songs.

The organizations observed the occasion as martyrs’ day and took an oath to fight against all sorts of discrimition, apathy and imperialism. Bhagat Singh is remembered as Shaheed– e–Azam and his slogan against the British imperialism made a great impact on the youth during the freedom movement. Bhagat Singh exploded bombs in the Central Legislative Assembly, Delhi and for which he was hanged with two comrades Rajguru and Sukhdev on March 23, 1931.

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