PM pays tribute to Shaheed Bhagat Singh

New Delhi (NVI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tributes to the great freedom fighter Shaheed Bhagat Singh on his 113th birth anniversary.

Taking to Twitter, PM Modi wrote, “A tribute to him on the birth anniversary of Amar Shaheed Bhagat Singh, the heroic son of Mother Bharati. His saga of valor and valor will continue to inspire the countrymen for ages.”

PM Modi also shared a brief video from his twitter account of one of his Mann ki Baat programmes in which he spoke about Bhagat Singh.

Bhagat Singh was born on September 28, 1907, in Faisalabad district of Punjab, India (now Pakistan), to a Sikh family deeply involved in political activities.

He quit school at the age of thirteen to devote his life to Indian independence. He was one of the most influential freedom fighters of the Indian independence movement, who gave his life for this cause.

Singh, who was hanged in the Lahore jail along with Shivaram Hari Rajguru and Sukhdev Thapar on March 23, 1931, left a strong impact during his lifetime.

-RJV