New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung on Tuesday hosted “Azadi 70 – Yaad Karo Qurbani” to commemorate and felicitate freedom fighters for the sacrifices they made during the freedom struggle.
The event saw participation of freedom fighters and their families and army officers.
“The freedom fighters amidst us are a repository of the history and can help enlighten the young about India’s glorious struggle for Independence,” Jung said.
“Our freedom is the fruit of supreme sacrifices made by our great martyrs,” he said as he feliciated the freedom fighters present at the occasion.
Jung also remarked that apart from histories and chronicles, biographies and novels on the sacrifice and hardships faced during the struggle for independence, there are millions of untold stories which need to unraveled and spread among the masses.