Hyderabad: Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Saturday paid tribute to the freedom fighters who fought against British colonial rule. He was speaking at the closing ceremony of the Bharata Vajrotsava, a 15-day event organized by the Telangana Government to commemorate the history of India’s freedom struggle.
“The long heroic freedom struggle against the British colonial rule stands as one of the greatest struggles in world history,” Rao said. “It is our duty to commemorate the history of the freedom struggle and the sacrifices of the nobles who laid down their lives for freedom.”
CM KCR said that the Telangana government organized the Bharata Vajrotsava to convey the history and ideals of India’s freedom struggle to the younger generation. He said that the people of the state enthusiastically participated in the various programs organized as part of the event.
The Chief Minister also said that he was happy that 30 lakh students had watched the movie “Mahatma Gandhi” as part of the event. He congratulated the officials and staff of the Information Public Relations Department and the Education Department for their efforts.CM KCR concluded his speech by saying that India is a great country with a rich history and culture. He said that the freedom struggle had united the people of India, who are from different cultures and backgrounds. (INN)