PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, Rajguru
New Delhi, March 23: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tributes to freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev on their death anniversary.
"Salute to Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev who laid their lives for the country. Tributes to these great patriots," tweeted Modi, who is on his first visit to Punjab after assuming office to pay homage to the freedom fighters at Hussainiwala where their last rites were performed in 1931.
"In Punjab today. Will pay homage to Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru at Hussainiwala and will go to Golden Temple and Jallianwala Bagh," Modi tweeted.
Born in September 1907, Bhagat Singh, one of the most influential revolutionaries of the Indian independence movement, was hanged on March 23, 1931 along with Rajguru and Sukhdev in Lahore.
देश पर अपनी जान न्यौछावर कर देने वाले भगत सिंह, राजगुरु और सुखदेव के बलिदान दिवस पर शत् शत् नमन । Tributes to these great patriots.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 23, 2015
In Punjab today. Will pay homage to Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev & Rajguru at Hussainiwala & will go to Golden Temple & Jallianwala Bagh.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 23, 2015