The Chief Ministers (CMs) of Punjab and Haryana Captain Amrinder Singh and Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday (28 September) remembered the contribution of freedom fighter Bhagat Singh on his 112th birth anniversary.
"As we celebrate the birth anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, I salute the heroism of this brave son of India who did not think twice before sacrificing his life for the nation. I urge our youth to learn from his readings and work towards building India of his dreams," Punjab CM Singh tweeted.
Haryana CM Khattar said that Bhagat Singh's courage, fearlessness, the spirit of patriotism and sacrifice would inspire everyone forever. He tweeted, "The sword of revolution is sharpened on the whetting stone of ideas. I bow to the legendary freedom fighter Shaheed Bhagat Singh Ji on his Jayanti."
Bhagat Singh was born on 28 September in 1907 in the Punjab Province of British India. He was convicted for killing British police officer John Saunders and was hanged on 23 March 1931.
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