Badal to urge PM for listing Kuka movement as freedom fight

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Bhaini Sahib, Ludhiana, Feb 11 (UNI) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today offered to lead a delegation to New Delhi to impress upon the Prime Minister to include the historic 'Kuka Movement' in the list of the movements of the Indian freedom struggle.

An assurance to this effect was given by Mr Badal to the Namdhari Samaj on the 193rd 'Parkash Utsav' of Satguru Baba Ram Singh ji at his native village Bhaini Sahib at a state-level function organized by the Punjab government under the auspicious of Satguru Baba Jagjit Singh ji.

Felicitating the people on the historic occasion, Mr Badal asked the people to follow the teachings of Satguru Baba Ram Singh ji as he was a great revolutionary and a pioneer of the non-cooperation movement which ultimately paved a way for the national freedom struggle.

He said that he would not only impress the Prime Minister to give due importance to the Kuka Movement but also urge him to organize a valedictory function of the year long celebrations of 150th years of the Kuka movement.

Earlier, the Chief Minister released the book in Punjabi titled 'Kuka Andolan De Namdhari Shaheed' authored by Suba Surinder Kaur Kharl besides releasing a set of books published by the State Information and Public Relations Department in Punjabi titled 'Desh Di Azadi Sangarsh De Surakh Patre' written by Swaran Singh Virk and a coloured pictorial brochure on the saga of Kuka Andolan.

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